The project, approved in 2010, will cost an estimated R20 billion, but Eskom say the generator’s arrival is a proud milestone.
The push for a new nuclear programme is expected to ease pressure on Eskom’s againing coal-fired power plants.
No need to run for the hills on Wednesday in Cape Town. Here’s why you shouldn’t be alarmed by the sounds of… well, an alarm.
The government says that coal-generated power is here to stay, but other ways to increase electricity supply are being explored.
Radon is a highly radioactive substance, and it’s creeping into the homes of ordinary South Africans – here’s where you’re most likely to encounter it.
With the so-called “raid on Area 51” set to take place this weekend, you may be surprised to know that we’ve had our own version of this at Pelindaba.
Russia’s world first floating nuclear power station on Saturday completed a 5 000-kilometre Arctic transfer to the country’s far east, the Rosatom nuclear agency said.
Despite shelving plans back in 2017, nuclear energy is back on the menu for South Africa according to Minister of Energy Gwede Mantashe
No, not the city. But the actual people of Johannesburg have been found to contain an abnormally-high level of uranium. Here’s what has caused the health risk.
Energy is very much critical to the socioeconomic well-being of the majority of poor Africans
The deal that rocked the nation…
No end in sight to corruption.
uBaba does know how to get what he wants…
The next generation of reactors provide inbuilt safety systems and a way to reuse old fuel.
The country would be liable for any accident transporting nuclear material from Vladivostok to Qatar for instance
The department of energy was tight-lipped on Friday over the awarding of a tender for the controversial nuclear build programme to the son of a close friend of President Jacob Zuma.
Merry Christmas, South Africa…
Energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has announced that South Africa will start its nuclear energy expansion as soon as this year, with a total of six new nuclear power plants to be built; but some might think this foolish.
As President Jacob Zuma and Russian President Vladimir Putin sign an unexpected nuclear energy deal that could see the addition of up to eight new nuclear power stations to South Africa’s energy landscape, critics are voicing concern that something murky might be going on beneath the surface