Nuclear Energy

Nuclear still in SA’s energy mix says Radebe

Radebe says nuclear energy will remain one of the mechanisms government will use to diversity its sources of energy in the future

Energy department cuts budget allocation for clean energy

The department of energy plans to cut its budget allocation for clean energy, much to the disappointment of the portfolio committee on energy

Why decommissioning Koeberg nuclear plant won’t be easy

For South Africa decommissioning its nuclear plant Koeberg is a reality that cannot be ignored much longer

Letters to the editor: May 5 to 11 2017

Readers write in about debating nuclear power stations.

Nuclear turn-off tumbles giants

Westinghouse and Areva’s troubles have been compounded by the anti-nuclear lobby, but developing world ambitions remain.

Energy plan puts nuclear on backburner

Eskom favours the model that cuts emissions and renewables because nuclear would start sooner.

Editorial: Nuke the new energy plan

Locking South Africa into a nuclear build makes no sense, unless you are a politician with something to gain.

Nuclear build tied to outdated Integrated Resource Plan

The energy plan does not reflect how much has changed since 2010.

​Politicking over the nuclear build has stalled SA’s need to lower carbon emissions

The government is ignoring its own warnings to take drastic action to curb climate change.

Renewable energy ticks all the right boxes for SA’s energy needs

The hidden costs of nuclear power and disingenuous claims made by the industry regulator cloud clarity about SA's energy needs.

Will nuclear solve Africa’s power woes?

Costs, stability and security concerns may stand in the way of nations with dreams of going fissile.

Not science fiction: SA may soon have too much electricity

Promising no load-shedding this winter, Eskom says it is ahead of schedule in building new units and won’t rule out dabbling in nuclear.

Latest

Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs