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Necsa ready for South African new build

New Nuclear

24 July 2015

Portfolio_Committee_at_Pelindaba_(Necsa)_48Necsa is ready to support South Africa's nuclear new build program using its existing capacities, the national nuclear corporation's leader has told the country's main parliamentary oversight committee.

South African procurement to start soon

New Nuclear

06 July 2015

The South African government intends to begin its nuclear new-build procurement process this month, energy minister Tina Joemat-Petterson has indicated in a response to parliamentary questions.

China helps South Africa develop its nuclear workforce

Nuclear Policies

24 April 2015

China-South Africa April 2015 - 48South Africa has signed two further nuclear energy cooperation agreements with China as part of preparations towards the possible construction of new nuclear power units. The move came as the first group of South African workers began a nuclear power plant training course at a Chinese university, as agreed under an earlier accord.

South Africa to start nuclear procurement this month

Nuclear Policies

15 July 2015

South Africa will launch its nuclear power procurement process at end of this month and select a strategic partner or partners by the end of the current financial year, the country's energy ministry announced yesterday.

South Africa procurement within the year

New Nuclear

19 May 2015

South Africa will begin the procurement process for a new nuclear power plant in the second quarter of this financial year and expects to have selected its strategic partners by year-end.

Koeberg leads way for South African power plants

Nuclear Policies

15 January 2015

As South African utility Eskom anticipates months of load-shedding, the Koeberg nuclear power plant has been singled out to act as a blueprint for the development of the operator capabilities that are vital to strengthen the country's vulnerable electricity supply system.