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Date Published: 08 Jan 2024



The Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) is a living plan that is expected to be continuously revised and updated as necessitated by changing circumstances. It was first promulgated in March 2011, and the last review of the IRP was done in 2019.

The Department of Mineral Resources & Energy has now developed a review of the IRP. The Minister of Mineral Resources & Energy, Mr. Gwede Mantashe has under section 4 (1) of the Electricity Regulations on New Generation Capacity published the Integrated Resource Plan, 2023 for public comments in the government gazette.

Interested persons and organisations are invited to submit by 23 February 2024. Written comments on the Integrated Resource Plan 2023 can be addressed to the Director-General of the Department of Mineral Resources & Energy using:


By Post:
Private Bag X 59, Arcadia, 0007


Or by hand:
Department of Mineral Resources & Energy, Trevenna Campus, 71 Meintjies street, Sunnyside, Pretoria,0002


Or by email:


Or by link:


Kindly provide the name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address of the person or organisation submitting the comment. Please note that comments received after the closing date may be disregarded.



  1. Integrated Resource Plan, 2023 for public comments
  2. Demand Projection Model in Support of IRP Update 2023 – Energy Systems Research Group, University of Cape Town
  3. EPRI Report: Supply-Side Cost and Performance Data for Eskom Integrated Resource Planning
  4. Socio-Economic Impact Assessment System (SEIAS)
  5. New Tech assumptions Integrated Resource Plan, 2023
  6. IRP 2003 Unpacking the IRP Public Session 09 Jan 2024