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Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) Manual prepared by Economic Consulting Associates (ECA) for SACREEE and SAPP. This manual is intended as a guide for SADC member countries who want to develop an Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) or update a previous IRP. It provides an overview of the key steps and processes in initiating, developing, and implementing an IRP, as well as providing an insight into some of the key topics and issues relevant in the IRP process.

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IRP Development Manual 1.19 MB

Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) Glossary of Terms. This glossary provides an overview of the key concepts, definitions, and acronyms which are used in Integrated Resource Planning and key topics associated with it. It is also included as an Annex to the IRP Development Manual.

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IRP Glossary 588.21 KB

Presentation from Session 1: Importance of IRP training for decision makers. This session was held on 8 March 2021. 

Presentation from Session 2: Generation and transmission planning the heart of an IRP. This session was held on 8 March 2021.

Presentation from Session 3: Load forecasting bottom-up and top-down. This session was held on 9 March 2021.

Presentation from Session 4: Malawi case study. This session was held on 9 March 2021. 

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Session 4: Malawi case study 791.88 KB

This document provides links to the recordings of the sessions held in March 2021 for the Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) training for decision-makers. 

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IRP Training Recording Links 91.5 KB

Factsheet on how to cope with load shedding when forecasting power demand to be used for planning purposes. March 2020.