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How the state capture controversy has influenced South Africa’s nuclear build

By Hartmut Winkler This article was published in The Conversation South Africa is facing a critical decision that could see it investing about R1 trillion – or US$60 billion to $70 billion – in a fleet of new nuclear power stations. Proponents argue that it will greatly increase electrical base-load capacity and generate industrial growth. […]

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Future looks bleak for nuclear energy – expert

By Matthew le Cordeur This article was published in Fin24 Cape Town – Nuclear power generation has turned into an expensive operation, even when the machines are amortised, said nuclear expert Mycle Schneider. Schneider, author of the World Nuclear Industry Status Report, told Fin24 on Monday that he questioned whether nuclear power can be seen […]

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Nuclear secrecy biggest worry for Fin24 user

Published on Fin24 on 30th November A Fin24 user says South Africa’s planned nuclear build programme would be a financial, environmental, and ethical disaster. His comments come ahead of the Nuclear Supply Chain Conference South Africa and as Russia’s state-owned nuclear company Rosatom is seen as the front runner to lead the 9 600 megawatt […]

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