Feb 22, 2021
The NRWDI in South Africa confirmed that "not one Rand has been put into the proposed [nuclear waste disposal] fund..." writes Chris Yelland.
The outer walls of concrete at Koeberg are the last line of defence in case a major nuclear accident were to take place inside the buildings, writes nuclear physicist Dr Kelvin Kemm.
Eskom says the containment buildings at Koeberg nuclear power station are capable of withstanding the most severe accident.
40 years of exposure to sea air at Koeberg Nuclear Power Station has damaged the concrete of the containment buildings.
Feb 5, 2021
"...a new nuclear procurement cannot prevent the current electricity crisis from becoming a catastrophe in the course of the next decade," states Chris Yelland.
Jan 26, 2021
The decision to adopt nuclear power in South Africa was made as a result of sound strategic planning. It has turned out to have been a very good decision, writes Dr Kelvin Kemm and Knox Msebenzi.
Jan 13, 2021
Molten salt reactors could be a major contributor to the nuclear energy sector, according to Research Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering Ondrej Chvala.
Jan 12, 2021
Sufficient uranium resources exist to support the long-term, sustainable use of nuclear energy for low-carbon electricity generation, says a new joint report by the OECD NEA and the IAEA.
Dec 4, 2020
It is also a key part of the project to ensure that Koeberg complies with the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) requirements for life extension.
Dec 3, 2020
Nuclear power, challenged by negative public perception, is by far the best way to tackle our energy crisis and is our most affordable option for new electricity.
Nov 24, 2020
NERSA consultation paper states that the DMRE will be responsible for procuring South Africa's new nuclear build. Have your say before 5 February 2021.