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UAE successfully launches Unit 1 of Barakah nuclear energy plant

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company has successfully launched Unit 1 of the Barakah nuclear energy plant.
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NEA: Reduce costs of nuclear power to achieve clean energy goals

Nuclear Energy Agency says governments could support rapid reduction in the costs of new nuclear capacity by creating policy frameworks that apply industrial capabilities.
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Nuclear physicist and former Necsa exec to lead Wits University

The appointment of Prof. Vilakazi, a nuclear physicist, comes after the DMRE released the Request for Information for 2,500MW new nuclear power on 14 June 2020.
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Ed’s note: Nuclear makes a comeback in South Africa’s energy mix

In South Africa, we knew the new nuclear energy build programme was coming, and yet the formal request for information took some by surprise.
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Op-Ed: RFI is not a licence application for a nuclear installation

The Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa says the Request for Information is not a licence application for a nuclear installation or a procurement process.

South Africa: Participants urged to present accurate data for nuclear programme

In order to achieve a successful process of the RFI, SARPA urge participants in the RFI exercise to supply the DMRE with accurate and truthful information.

Youth Month fitting for RFI on South Africa’s new nuclear build...

The South African Young Nuclear Professionals Society welcomes the Request For Information by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy.

South Africa’s plans for nuclear new build programme gains support

The Women in Nuclear South Africa welcomes the move by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy to issue the RFI for the nuclear new build programme.
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South Africa begins preparatory work for nuclear build programme

South Africa has published the Request for Information for the commencement of preparations for a nuclear build programme to the extent of 2,500MW.
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Russia’s world-first floating nuclear plant fully commissioned

One-of-a-kind floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) “Akademic Lomonosov” has been fully commissioned in Pevek, the Chukotka region in far east Russia.
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Op-Ed: Setting the record straight about nuclear power

Nuclear power is in South Africa's energy plans and energy minister Gwede Mantashe made this clear in 2019 announcing nuclear a "no regrets option".
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SARPA in favour of new nuclear build plan in South Africa

SARPA welcomes and supports Minister Mantashe’s plan to soon commence with the procurement of 2,500 megawatts new nuclear power build.

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