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Comments on the draft IRP 2018
ERC comments on the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018. The draft electricity plan returns to evidence-based planning, and enables a discussion on technical issues.
Accreditation at ERC
The ERC is accredited to provide M&V reporting on energy savings for SARS 12L tax deductions
SAfm Sunrise Podcast
Mediated Conversation: How long will it take to stop using coal?
Latest research
New research on South Africa's low carbon technology development, CSP and wind energy and lots more . ERC researchers have contributed to this assessment of technological innovation in the NDC as part of the RIPPLES project on the implications of...
ERC comments on Climate Change Bill 2018
A Climate Change Bill has been published for public comment. South Africa will soon have a legal basis for climate action. That in itself is a very positive step forward. The devil, however, is in the details.

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Tuesday, 23 October 2018
ERC comments on second Draft Carbon Tax Bill

ERC comments on second Draft Carbon Tax Bill. 

The Finance Minister announced in the 2018 Budget Speech that the carbon tax  “will be implemented from 1 January 2019.”  

Publication Date:
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 16:30
Eskom’s financial crisis and the viability of coal-fired power in South Africa: Implications for Kusile and the older coal-fired power stations”

 

Please join the ERC for a presentation by Dr. Grové Steyn on:

"Eskom’s financial crisis and the viability of coal-fired power in South Africa: Implications for Kusile and the older coal-fired power stations”

Date: Monday 5th of February
Time: 13:00
Venue: ERC Seminar Room

 
Publication Date:
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 17:00
Seminar on Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Highly to Fully Renewable Power Systems

Please join the ERC for a seminar on:

   Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Highly to Fully Renewable Power Systems

Date: Monday 27th of November

Time: 12:30 - 13:30

Venue: ERC Seminar Room

Publication Date:
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 11:45
Quantifying the benefits of the Energy Transition in South Africa

The contours of the global power sector are changing rapidly due to ongoing technological advance, particularly in the renewable energy space. With these advances, the economics of power systems are changing. For South Africa, a country with considerable renewable energy potential, the implications of these advances for the nature of power sector investments are potentially large.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 13:00

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