Nuclear Power
Nuclear Energy Does South Africa have a real need?
Donald Kaberuka, a former president of the African Development Bank, said: “In all areas of infrastructure services, such as… energy…there is a large gap when
19 Mar 2018 - I. P.
Greenpeace Africa Campaigning to achieve social and environmental justice
When asked why Greenpeace Africa campaigns against nuclear energy, the answer can be summed up in three simple words: cost, time and danger. Nuclear simply delivers too little,
19 Mar 2018
South African power stations Steadfast battery supplier at the core of South African power stations
The complexity and importance of power stations across South Africa is matched only by the reliability and steadfastness required of its interconnected parts. If not run with
28 Aug 2017
Video interview Nuclear energy in South Africa: Francis Carruthers, CEO, Lesedi Nuclear Services
Nuclear energy in South Africa. Francis Carruthers , CEO, Lesedi Nuclear Services chats to editor Gregory Simpson.
11 May 2017
Power to Africa Brighter future for African power
The expansion of generation and transmission capacity, and the rapid adoption of renewables such as solar, promise economic benefits and improved quality of life across Africa,
01 Jun 2016
Solar power in Africa ‘Tipping point’ for solar power in Africa
Renewable energy, particular solar, is approaching tipping point across Africa, according to experts participating in the upcoming POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2016 in
01 Jun 2016
CRITICAL COMMENT Greenpeace activists protest at Nuclear Industry Congress
Greenpeace activists today protested at the opening of the two-day long ‘2nd Nuclear Industry Congress Africa 2015’, demanding a halt to shortsighted nuclear plans and the prioritisation of renewable energy...
16 Feb 2015
New CEO for NNR The National Nuclear Regulator welcomes new appointment
Minister of Energy, Dipuo Peters, announced the appointment of Dr Bismark Tyobeka to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the National Nuclear Regulator of SA effective as of 2 September 201
10 Jul 2013 - D. O. E.
Motlanthe backs nuclear energy Controversial energy source could unlock economic benefits
The government remains committed to nuclear power generation to meet the country’s growing energy needs and facilitate economic growth in decades to come, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe
13 Jun 2013 - S. A. G. N. A.
Fear of nuclear energy Society needs to be informed and educated about the facts of nuclear energy. Fear mongering is not helping
Nuclear waste is a topic that is regularly projected to the public as a scary, mysterious problem. On TV programmes about nuclear waste one sees concerned and frightened faces accompanied by sombre music.
28 May 2013 - D. K. K.
Creating a culture of nuclear security Concerns about malicious acts involving nuclear energy
Professor Larkin, director of the Radiation and Health Physics Unit at Wits, explains the definition of nuclear power security
11 Mar 2013 - P. L.
Lots of uranium good for SA Nuclear debate set to intensify
While nuclear power stations have been phased out in many parts of the world due to past disasters, the debate about nuclear power as an alternative to coal-fired power is heating up.
29 Jan 2013 - M. M.
Uranium price to increase The global demand, particularly from emerging markets for uranium, sets in motion a price increase
Southern Africa is set to benefit from the rising demand for nuclear power seeing that emerging economies are developing, and has 13 major nuclear development projects on the go in the region
11 Jan 2013 - S. J.
The road to a zero carbon future? Nuclear energy can provide centralised stable power.
Nuclear energy can provide centralised stable power without resorting to the use of hydrocarbons.
11 Jul 2012

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