Burkina Faso and Mali may pay Rosatom to build nuclear plants. But why indenture yourself when energy emancipation is staring you in the face?
How do we balance a reliable supply of electricity and ending load-shedding with the critical issue of climate change and moving to cleaner energy?
We are a nation at risk of losing our mind in the depths of the power utility’s problems
We must not allow the nuclear-armed states to continue wielding what Nelson Mandela described as ‘terrible and terrifying weapons of mass destruction’
Is nuclear fusion just a dream or is it achievable?
A senior official has linked the US approach toward Iran’s protests with Tehran’s foreign and security policies regarding Russia
It is too slow and too expensive to compete with energy-efficiency measures and renewable energy
Small modular nuclear reactors can help South Africa transition to a low-carbon economy
Coal commits climate sins so wind and solar energy are good alternatives but suffer intermittency — and now the European Union is reclassifying nuclear as green energy
Environmental groups have warned that a green light from the national energy regulator for a new nuclear power plant will be challenged in court
What energy mix will make up for the loss of South Africa’s coal power over the next decade or two? Will renewables alone fill the gap, or is nuclear power needed?
The United States, Russia, France, China, the United Kingdom, Pakistan, India, Israel and North Korea are increasing their arsenals
The much-anticipated second meeting between the two leaders was supposed to build on their historic first summit in Singapore
While both sides have played down the threat of war, the rare aerial engagement over the disputed territory of Kashmir significantly raises the stakes
Trump’s enthusiastic tweet came hours before a second summit in Hanoi to build on the historic first meeting in Singapore in June
Mike Pompeo departed from Tokyo, where he spent the first leg of a tour that will include stops in Pyongyang, South Korea and China
Document details contingency planning if Britain leaves the European Union in March with no transition deal
The ‘Dogs of Chernobyl’ programme, which started last year, offers dogs under one year-old up for adoption in the United States
Pressing ahead with coal and nuclear power generation projects has come at a huge and unsustainable cost – to both Eskom and the country
South Africa’s obsession with nuclear energy under the leadership of President Zuma, is dangerous.
The Sunday Times reported this weekend that a delegation from Russia had met with Zuma the day before he announced his 11th Cabinet reshuffle.
Some say Yvonne Chetty may be a ‘scapegoat’ as more red flags emerge in nuclear-linked deal
The utility and the nuclear energy corporation were handed the nuke build baton but it needs treasury’s approval – the country is on the fiscal edge.
Government’s decision to stall plans championed by President Jacob Zuma to build nuclear plants has exposed his waning authority.
South Africa delayed plans to build new nuclear power plants over concern about their cost and the waning demand for additional electricity.
The decision on whether to proceed with the nuclear plan is destined to become the defining moment of the Jacob Zuma presidency.
The Parliamentary Budget Office’s final report was little more than a summary of other institutions’ work.
Take a look at Germany, which is dismantling its reactors, to see the true cost of an atomic future.
Details of the appointment of Mahlako a Phahla Investments were released by the department this morning
A parliamentary office says nuclear power is 16% pricier than the most expensive type of coal electricity production, despite Eskom’s support for it.
Ramaphosa appeared before the NCOP to answer questions and said the nuclear programme would be based on affordability and sustainability.
A study finds the cost for building as well as the cost of electricity generated by the proposed new-nuclear build much higher than for other sources.