Tag: nuclear deal
Africa’s only nuclear power has an installed capacity of 1,860 MW.
South Africa's government may appeal last week's court judgment declaring a cooperation pact with Russia's state-owned nuclear company Rosatom unlawful, the energy minister said on Tuesday. South Africa and Russia signed an Intergovernmental...
The minister's decision on or about 10 June 2015 to table the Russian IGA before parliament... is unconstitutional and unlawful and it is reviewed and set aside.
South Africa, which has Africa's only nuclear power station, wants nuclear power to play the leading role in expanded power generation, easing the country's reliance on an ageing fleet of coal-fired plants. It has asked Eskom to procure an additional 9,600 megawatts (MW) of capacity.