Good progress is being made to reduce South Africa’s reliance on a few primary energy sources
The power utility said three Kendal power station units had tripped, resulting in a loss of generating capacity
Loss of generating units made blackouts necessary, power utility says
The completion of maintenance to a unit at the nuclear plant will add 920 megawatts to the grid
The amounts of radioactivity released in 2014 and 2015 were ‘negligible’ and it was not necessary to notify the public, Gordhan said.
The power utility’s use of open cycle gas turbines has spiked in recent months, with fuel spend on these peaking power stations soaring almost 30 fold
For South Africa decommissioning its nuclear plant Koeberg is a reality that cannot be ignored much longer
Take a look at Germany, which is dismantling its reactors, to see the true cost of an atomic future.
A flight training course costs up to R28 500 while setting up a commercial operation can amount to R80 000.
South Africa will make a $49 billion profit on a $50 billion nuclear power station fleet, if a utopian report is to be believed.
Eskom’s "irrational and unlawful" nuclear tender process means it will have to reconsider the issue yet again
Of air conditioning and the power of protest.
Eskom’s own court papers could bolster aggrieved bidder Westinghouse’s case
In just 48 hours, Eskom apparently made an about-turn to award a tender to the ‘losing’ bidder
After taking four years to make a decision, Eskom has awarded a multibillion-rand Koeberg refurbishment contract to French firm Areva.
The board still appears hesitant to bring the farcical nuclear repair saga to a conclusion
International report paints a bleak future for the nuclear industry
The Eskom board is dragging its feet over awarding a maintenance tender for Koeberg, which has raised safety concerns
If it goes ahead it will be SA’s largest contract ever, yet Pravin Gordhan failed to mention it
Eskom’s energy margin extremely tight as 900MW has been lost from the grid after a fault at Koeberg.
The South African government’s players have yet to reach consensus on key decisions around powering South Africa.
Nuclear reactors: Necessary or Wasteful expenditure?
Government says it has not made a decision yet on the number of nuclear power stations to be built or which vendors would be used for such projects.
The National Nuclear Regulator gave assurances last week that it was working to incorporate lessons learned from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear incident.
A transatlantic row over a $250-million set of contracts for the replacement and upgrading of the Koeberg nuclear power station has been kept secret.
South Africa is ready for nuclear power, the world’s largest nuclear operator, EDF, said at an energy workshop in Johannesburg on Monday.
Eskom takes Eddie Koch on a tour to prove that Koeberg os perfectly safe …