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Eskom should boost its output of in-house renewables
Eskom should boost its output of in-house renewables
South Africa has exceptionally favourable conditions for solar and wind power generation. But these sources currently only contribute
Five facts that prove South Africa’s nuclear power plan should die
Five facts that prove South Africa’s nuclear power plan should die
Under the presidency of Jacob Zuma, South Africa has been trying to implement a massive new nuclear...
Russian embassy rubbishes alleged Putin interference in JZ's reshuffle as 'fake news'
Russian embassy rubbishes alleged Putin interference in JZ's reshuffle as 'fake news'
The Russian embassy in South Africa has denied any claim that the Russian government was involved in President Jacob Zuma's latest Cabinet reshuffle,...
Energy exec on ice over nukes
Energy exec on ice over nukes
The energy department’s chief financial officer has been served with a precautionary suspension notice for a controversial deal linked to the...
Reality check for nuke power trip
Reality check for nuke power trip
The closing months of 2016 delivered a burst of momentum to the country’s contentious nuclear build. In November, the Cabinet resolved that Eskom...
NEWS ANALYSIS: Zuma’s waning power exposed by stalled nuclear plan
NEWS ANALYSIS: Zuma’s waning power exposed by stalled nuclear plan
Government's decision to stall plans championed by President Jacob Zuma to build nuclear plants has exposed his waning authority.
Government delays nuclear plant plans as economy stagnates
Government delays nuclear plant plans as economy stagnates
South Africa delayed plans to build new nuclear power plants over concern about their cost and the waning demand for additional electricity as...
Fears mount over true motivations for SA's planned nuclear deal
Fears mount over true motivations for SA's planned nuclear deal
Nuclear energy in South Africa is a very contentious issue. The decision on whether to proceed with the construction of a fleet of nuclear power...
Why Parliament's public finance watchdog failed its mandate on nuclear
Why Parliament's public finance watchdog failed its mandate on nuclear
South Africa’s Parliamentary Budget Office (for which I worked from 2014 to 2016) is a largely unknown but important institution. It was established...
Department of energy awards R20m nuclear-related contract
Department of energy awards R20m nuclear-related contract
The department of energy has awarded a short-term R20-million contract to a company to act as transaction advisor to assess the state of readiness...
MPs given a negative on nuclear
MPs given a negative on nuclear
"Any decision to proceed further with the nuclear build programme will only take place after the request for proposal process has been completed,” Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in Parliament during a question session on Wednesday...

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