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.


Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Natural gas in South Africa

A significant ERC research report into the potential for gas utilisation over the long term in the South African energy system has been made available on this website.

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 11:45
High carbon price needed for climate goals

Leading economists say that a strong carbon price is needed to drive large-scale climate action.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:30
Challenges in implementing GHG emissions mitigation policy

Newly available online: a paper by Trollip and Boulle exploring challenges in implementing greenhouse gas emissions mitigation policy in South Africa, using John Kingdon’s Multiple Streams Analysis Framework.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 09:45
Modelling the energy-water nexus

A report has just been released by the World Bank, entitled "Modeling the water-energy nexus: How do water constraints affect energy planning in South Africa?"

Publication Date:
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:30