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Energy in South Africa, post 1993: Government Resources: Library Guide: Energy security

A guide for the Economic History research project


South Africa. Department of Minerals and Energy. Energy security master plan :   liquid fuels /    Pretoria :   Government Printer,   2007. G 68 E.ENER.07.ENER

South Africa. Department of Minerals and Energy. Energy security master plan : electricity, 2007-2025.  Pretoria : Department of Minerals and Energy.


Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (South Africa). Energy and the Circular Economy: Improving energy security in South Africa through a more circular energy sector. Pretoria: CSIR, July 2023. (Science, technology and innovation for a circular economy series)

South Africa. Presidency. Confronting the energy crisis: actions to end load shedding and achieve energy security. Pretoria: The Presidency, [2022.]


Western Cape. Game changer roadmap 2018: energy security. Version dated August 2018. Cape Town: Department of the Premier, August 2018.

Research paper

Trollip, Hilton ... [et al.] 2014. Energy security in South Africa. Cape Town: Mitigation Action Plans & Scenarios (MAPS) (Research paper issue 17)


Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme. "The programme’s primary mandate is to secure electrical energy from the private sector for renewable and non-renewable energy sources."

Western Cape. Energy Resilience

Western Cape Energy Resilience Programme


Cloete, K., Pienaar, L., Davids, T., Delport, M., Meyer, F. Van der Burgh, G., Durand, W., Truter, K. & Gouse, M. An analysis of the impact of loadshedding on the Western Cape agricultural sector. Report for the Western Cape Department of Agriculture. Elsenburg: Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy, 2023. 

GreenCape. Energy needs assessment for farmers:  situational guideline. Cape Town: Western Cape Government, GreenCape, 2024. 

GreenCape. 'Greening' your farm: energy focus. Cape Town: GreenCape in partnership with Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, 2024. Workshop recordings available.