nuclear energy

 
​Politicking over the nuclear build has stalled SA’s need to lower carbon emissions
​Politicking over the nuclear build has stalled SA’s need to lower carbon emissions
The nuclear deal comes with a much higher price tag than a minister’s head and junk status. Political manoeuvring to pave its way has all but...
Renewable energy ticks all the right boxes for SA's energy needs
Renewable energy ticks all the right boxes for SA's energy needs
Recently, the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has made serious statements in the media about its plans to build nuclear power...
Will nuclear solve Africa’s power woes?
Will nuclear solve Africa’s power woes?
On a continent that has too often been cavalier about the future wellbeing of its people, it’s encouraging – at least from a development...
Five years after Fukushima, SA hasn’t learned its lesson
Five years after Fukushima, SA hasn’t learned its lesson
March 11 marks five years since the devastating nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station in Japan. In 2011, a 9.0 earthquake...
Not science fiction: SA may soon have too much electricity
Not science fiction: SA may soon have too much electricity
South Africa could be heading for a surplus of electricity within five years as Eskom, the state power monopoly, has accelerated its build...
Nuclear programme must face transparent tender process, be affordable
Nuclear programme must face transparent tender process, be affordable
The South African government has allocated a further R200-million towards "preparatory work" for its 9 600MW nuclear energy build...
[Video]M&G Analysis: The business of SA's nuclear ambitions
[Video]M&G Analysis: The business of SA's nuclear ambitions
After a visit to Russia, M&G business editor Kevin Davie breaks down the implications of a nuclear deal between South Africa and Russia.
Bomb victims seek a world with no nukes
Bomb victims seek a world with no nukes
Seventy years later and more than 16 000km away, a group of atomic bombing survivors from Hiroshima and Nagasaki are campaigning for a...
Will Putin pay for SA's $100bn nuclear plan?
Will Putin pay for SA's $100bn nuclear plan?
Russia is seen as the frontrunner to win the right to build...
Shake hands with us on nuclear deal, says Rosatom
Shake hands with us on nuclear deal, says Rosatom
His staff could not yet include South Africa on a slide showing the many countries that intend to purchase Russian nuclear technology in the near...
What the SA-Russia nuke agreement says – and means
What the SA-Russia nuke agreement says – and means
"The Parties shall co-operate … for the implementation of priority joint projects for construction of two new nuclear power plant units...
Exposed: Scary details of SA's secret Russian nuke deal
Exposed: Scary details of SA's secret Russian nuke deal
Shocking details of the secret nuclear deal that Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson signed with Russia last year can, for the first time, be...

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