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CSIR proposes electricity mix for IRP 2016 which excludes nuclear power

For the latest Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity in South Africa, IRP 2016, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) proposes a “Least Cost”, unconstrained scenario, or a “Decarbonised” scenario, both of which exclude nuclear power in the electricity mix to 2050. This is an executive summary of its full submission and response to […]

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Analysis: South Africa’s 20-year nuclear family with Russia, courtesy of Tina Joemat-Petterssen

By Marianne Thamm This article was published in Daily Maverick While the nation has been caught up in the meaning and implications of the Constitutional Court ruling that the President and National Assembly had violated the Constitution, alarming details have emerged in a Cape High Court challenge of Government’s secret nuclear deal with Russia which […]

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