Energy department completes nuclear tech studies, but still light on detail

The Department of Energy announced yesterday, at a press conference held in Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal that although it has completed various technical studies (including in depth studies into the cost of nuclear power, funding and financing models, and the economic impact of localisation, among others) it is still negotiating on the price “for the procurement of nuclear power in South Africa.”


SA’s long-term nuclear plan no solution to country’s short-term energy needs

South Africa’s national power grid will once again come under tremendous pressure this month as businesses and schools reopen after the holiday season, and will see electricity demands increase significantly. This follows the rolling blackouts experienced last year as a result of Eskom experiencing problems at its power plants and an ageing power system.

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