Money is the big problem with the initial agreement Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson signed last year, given the financial positions of both countries.
South Africa's regulator will refrain from taking part in nuclear energy talks to ensure impartiality.
Russian energy company Rosatom has made it clear they should be the sole supplier of everything nuclear in South Africa.
Somehow Russia has persuaded President Jacob Zuma into agreeing to a deal for a nuclear fleet that the treasury opposed.
Westinghouse, the loser in a R4.1-billion tender to revamp Koeberg, claims some Eskom executives drove a revamp contract towards rival firm Areva.
Readers speak out on nuclear energy, patriarchy in the church and on Muizenberg.
The costs of building a nuclear plant are huge, but vendor financing may be a viable option.
Jacob Zuma's plan for a fleet of nuclear power stations has the potential to impose a burden under which the South African economy could buckle.
The nearly R1-billion budget is in addition to the multibillion-rand nuclear plans SA is considering rolling out as part of its electricity road map.
Local fisheries unions have agreed to allow the Fukushima plant to release uncontaminated groundwater from around the nuclear facility into the sea.
Workers at the front of Japan's clean-up effort battle contamination, stress and alcohol abuse.
Valindaba could be one of SA's biggest cash cows yet. But it's difficult to discuss nuclear energy in a country that knows little about it.
Thirty months on from the Fukushima disaster, Japan is struggling to come up with a long-term energy policy.
Academic Anton Eberhard has come down hard on SA's current electricity policy, particularly the country’s proposed nuclear construction ambitions.
South African authorities will have to address two critical issues as the country faces signing for its new nuclear procurement megaplan.
What happens when government plans to build a nuclear plant in your hometown? Lionel Faull went to the Eastern Cape to find out.
Investigations have suggested that Basileus Capital was already treading water before the death of Julian Williams.
Existing legislation does not address the legal, environmental and social ramifications of fracking, says David Fig.
French parastatal Areva appears to have tried to buy its way to the front of the queue to build nuclear power stations in SA - a miscalculation.