Latest energy mix a 'promising sign', says wind energy association

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The South African Wind Energy Association has praised Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe for releasing what it called a "promising" Integrated Resource Plan.

Mantashe released the energy masterplan on Friday after it was approved for promulgation by Cabinet earlier in the week. Upon the release of the IRP, Mantashe told reporters that coal energy was still a significant part of the country’s energy mix, as envisioned by the policy document.

Subscribe to Fin24’s newsletter here SAWEA CEO Ntombifuthi Ntuli said the association was happy with level of wind energy in the mix, as South Africa transition to a clean energy future.

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