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26 May 2017
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19 May 2017
DoE: Mmamoloko Kubayi: Address by Minster of Energy, during the Department of Energy budget vote for 2017/18, Parliament, Cape Town (19/05/2017)
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06 May 2016
There is a business case for nuclear in South Africa, says Necsa CEO
Government’s proposed 9.6 GW nuclear build programme has a place in South Africa, with new research showing that its base case cost could be lower than that of coal-fired power generation, South...
African countries have major nuclear ambitions
Eleven African countries are considering building nuclear power plants over the next 14 years to overcome the continent’s extreme electricity shortage. Outside South Africa, the entire installed...
22 Mar 2016
Future looks bleak for nuclear energy – expert
Nuclear power generation has turned into an expensive operation, even when the machines are amortised, said nuclear expert Mycle Schneider. Schneider, author of the World Nuclear Industry Status...
16 Mar 2016
South Africa's new nuclear programme to stimulate coastal industrialisation
South Africa's planned new nuclear power plant (NPP) construction programme will serve to stimulate industrial growth in the country's coastal areas. So affirmed South African Nuclear Energy...
Koeberg steam-generator replacement contract at an advanced stage – Areva
French nuclear technology group Areva reports that 80% of the procurement associated with a contested contract to supply six replacement steam generators for Eskom’s Koeberg nuclear power station,...
03 Mar 2016
Dr Kelvin Kemm to lead new nuclear board
Nuclear Africa CEO Dr Kelvin Kemm has been appointed as chairperson of the embattled South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), according to Cabinet on Thursday. Kemm, a nuclear physicist...
13 Oct 2015
Costs of nuclear remains classified – Treasury
While South Africa’s National Treasury has completed most of the preliminary work into the country’s proposed nuclear build programme, all the details, including the cost to the fiscus, remained...
17 Sep 2015
Rosatom kicks off local nuclear campaign with launch of S African website
The African subsidiary of Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom), which is one of several international nuclear energy organisations vying for a slice of South Africa’s 9.6 GW nuclear...
16 Sep 2015
Rosatom moves to soothe SA nuclear fears
Rosatom officials in Russia showcased their finest examples of manufacturing and nuclear energy facilities to a group of SA journalists on Tuesday, allaying fears over safety and manufacturing...
11 Sep 2015
Nuclear costs are likely to be lower than feared
Nuclear engineer and senior lecturer in North-West University's School of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Dr Dawid Serfontein has rejected the oft-quoted estimate that South Africa's planned...
31 Jul 2015
Eskom's role in nuclear plan reviewed
Cabinet ministers are reviewing their decision to grant Eskom the ownership and operational rights of the proposed nuclear build programme, said the energy department's Deputy Director General...
14 Jul 2015
Nuclear energy procurement process to start this month, budget not revealed
The procurement process for South Africa’s new build nuclear energy programme will start in the second quarter of this year and be completed by the end of the 2015 financial year with the selection...
DoE: Nuclear Procurement process update
Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen of the media. Thank you for accepting our invitation. This Nuclear Energy Policy approved in 2008, provided a framework within which; prospecting, milling, mining,...
19 May 2015
South Africa to launch nuclear procurement in ‘second quarter’
South Africa would commence a procurement process in the second quarter of the current financial year to select a “strategic partner or partners” to build 9 600 MW of new nuclear capacity, Energy...
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