Nuclear energy

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NERSA takes action on new nuclear power procurement

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.

Webinar series: Global nuclear energy market review

From South Africa's "no regret" nuclear decision to job creation, join NIASA in this five-part series on the nuclear energy market position.
South African economy recovery plans prioritise energy security

Ed’s note: An energy technology alliance needed to spur economic recovery

Energy technology can aid responses to the dual challenges of the COVID-19 crisis and global economic recession but only where they are able to co-exist.
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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.

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.
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DMRE explores roadmap for new nuclear build in South Africa

South Africa's parliamentary mineral resources and energy oversight committee has been informed of a roadmap for a 2,500MW new nuclear build programme.
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It’s time to talk openly about Africa’s power generation market

In Africa, the power generation market, whether baseload or clean power, is an area of infrastructure where opportunity to scale up investments lie waiting.
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Launch: Open-source blueprint for the design of nuclear power plants

Energy Impact Center Launches world’s first open-source blueprint for nuclear power plant design and secures $3 million for a new spin-off company.

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