October 2018

SAWEA’s SUBMISSION IN RESPONSE TO IRP UPDATE 2018

SAWEA’s submission in response to Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) update of 2018 questions the basis for investment choices made, particularly in relation to employment, investment and manufacturing sector growth effects. It calls for the reconsideration of key assumptions relevant to coal and the energy transition context.  It pays particular attention to the planned sequence of Wind procurement, which currently suggest a three-year gap between 2022 and 2024. SAWEA provides evidence for the likely social, economic and environmental effects.  READ MORE