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Nuclear power: A sensible and sustainable option for Africa

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.
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Decision to extend Koeberg’s plant life was a “no-brainer”

It is also a key part of the project to ensure that Koeberg complies with the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) requirements for life extension.
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A lump of uranium can provide a lifetime supply of nuclear energy

"A lump of uranium, or about a Coke can of uranium, can provide me with all the power I need for my entire life," says Michael Shellenberger, best-selling author of “Apocalypse Never”.
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Eskom, an embattled utility fights back

Developments at Eskom are picking up and it’s good to receive news on how South Africa’s utility is proactively dealing with its power struggles.

Webinar recording: Global nuclear energy market review series

From South Africa's "no regret" nuclear decision to job creation, join NIASA in this five-part series on the nuclear energy market position.
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Op-ed: Post-COVID-19, nuclear energy resurgence

South Africa cannot afford to lose its nuclear technology leadership on the continent, writes Knox Msebenzi – NIASA Managing Director.
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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.
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Op-Ed: Prospects of nuclear power generation in SA’s energy mix

South Africa could have become a major player in the nuclear power supply chain or at best become an exporter of the technology in its own right.
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Op-Ed: How nuclear energy supports industrialisation

Over 12GW is planned for decommissioning over the next decade without a convincing replacement plan in sight, writes nuclear energy expert, Des Muller.
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NIASA wants government to use fair methodology to balance energy mix

Overheated rhetoric and fuzzy science seem to have dictated parts of the new Integrated Resource Plan 2018 (IRP2018) argued Prof Antonie Cilliers, Research Fellow, Wits University at the recently concluded Nuclear Industry Association of...