Aug 3, 2020
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.
Finance and Policy
Jul 3, 2020
Nuclear Energy Agency says governments could support rapid reduction in the costs of new nuclear capacity by creating policy frameworks that apply industrial capabilities.
Research and Development
Jun 29, 2020
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.
In South Africa, we knew the new nuclear energy build programme was coming, and yet the formal request for information took some by surprise.
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.
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.
The South African Young Nuclear Professionals Society welcomes the Request For Information by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy.
Jun 15, 2020
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.
Jun 15, 2020
South Africa has published the Request for Information for the commencement of preparations for a nuclear build programme to the extent of 2,500MW.
May 26, 2020
One-of-a-kind floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) “Akademic Lomonosov” has been fully commissioned in Pevek, the Chukotka region in far east Russia.
May 19, 2020
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".
May 11, 2020
SARPA welcomes and supports Minister Mantashe’s plan to soon commence with the procurement of 2,500 megawatts new nuclear power build.