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Making the case for nuclear in South Africa

[ad_1] 31 August 2018 The Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA) has said it will make the case for the inclusion of nuclear in the country's energy mix following the release earlier this week of an updated Integrated Resource Policy (IRP) which sees no increase in nuclear capacity. South …

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Renewable energy to replace nuclear power in South Africa

[ad_1] The South African Government has approved a draft to increase renewable energy generation. Jacob Zuma, the former President, had proposed expanding the nuclear power sector by adding new nuclear capacity in excess of 9 gigawatt. However, this February, he faced a vote of no confidence and was replaced by …

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South Africa scraps nuclear power expansion plans

[ad_1] PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa has cancelled plans to add 9,600 megawatts (MW) of nuclear power by 2030 and will instead aim to add more capacity in natural gas, wind and other energy sources, the energy minister announced on Monday. Africa’s only nuclear power has an installed capacity of …

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South Africa scraps nuclear power expansion plans

[ad_1] PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa has cancelled plans to add 9,600 megawatts (MW) of nuclear power by 2030 and will instead aim to add more capacity in natural gas, wind and other energy sources, the energy minister announced on Monday. Africa’s only nuclear power has an installed capacity of …

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How South Africa Built Nuclear Weapons (And Then Gave Them Up)

[ad_1] Apartheid-era South Africa had all the qualities necessary for a secret nuclear weapons program: an authoritarian government, a hostile international climate, a large and inventive arms industry and abundant deposits of uranium ore. Like other nuclear states. South Africa early on acquired necessary technology and materials through international cooperation, …

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South Africa tells Putin it can’t afford nuclear plants now

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s leader has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country cannot afford to buy nuclear power plants from Moscow, a change from his scandal-ridden predecessor. President Cyril Ramaphosa spoke to reporters as the BRICS summit of emerging economies ended Friday. Member nations China, Russia, …

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South Africa tells Putin it can’t afford nuclear plants now

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s leader has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country cannot afford to buy nuclear power plants from Moscow, a change from his scandal-ridden predecessor. President Cyril Ramaphosa spoke to reporters as the BRICS summit of emerging economies ended Friday. Member nations China, Russia, …

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