The South African Department of Energy (DOE) planned to start consultations with interested parties about the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for SA’s electrical energy future back in 2010.

While the IRP was eventually updated some years later, as of May 2015 it has still not been approved by cabinet.

EGSA has written numerous letters to various government officials on this matter, but is yet to have a reply.

A complaint has been lodged with the Public Protector.

The Department of Energy’s official website on IRP is at