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Why nuclear energy is so attractive for South Africa's industry

South Africa has an established and experienced nuclear industry, with some of our great talents behind the development of small modular reactors (SMRs)...

By Des Muller 8 Jul 2021

Powering the economy through alternative energy

South Africa is finalising the much-anticipated Hydrogen Society Roadmap as the country shapes its industrialisation and economic pathway...

5 May 2021

Why South Africa's electricity blackouts are set to continue for the next five years

South Africa is once more experiencing periodic power cuts. These typically take the form of scheduled supply interruptions, for two to four hours a day, whenever the country's electricity system is overloaded.

31 Mar 2021

SA could boost African economies through nuclear knowledge sharing

South Africa could lead the way for other African countries, like Zambia, Rwanda, Ghana and Kenya, interested in developing nuclear energy to bolster their electricity grids and grow their economies...

19 Mar 2021

Nuclear solution for Africa's energy challenges

"Africa has essentially skipped over the second and third industrial revolutions. While Africa certainly cannot afford to miss the fourth industrial revolution,"...

9 Mar 2021

#EnergyIndaba: Radically different approach needed to power Africa

If the continent dealt with its access to electricity challenge with the same gusto it is applying to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, the problem would already be solved...

By Nicci Botha 1 Mar 2021

Government urged to delay procurement of new nuclear power generation until after 2030

The debate around procuring new nuclear capacity for South Africa's unreliable power grid carries on...

26 Feb 2021

What is it about nuclear energy that its opponents don't want you to know?

The recent spate of anti-nuclear media coverage coincides with the Nersa's public consultation process on procuring 2,500MW of nuclear energy...

By Des Muller 15 Feb 2021

Cape Town wants to break free from its dependence on Eskom

Another five-day round of load shedding has strengthened the City of Cape Town's resolve to break free from its reliance on Eskom as its main source of electricity supply...

21 Jan 2021

Steam generator leak shuts down Koeberg unit 1

Koeberg nuclear power station has taken its unit 1 offline after a leak in one of its three steam generators worsened. ..

4 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Energy & Mining

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

14 Dec 2020

Energy and infrastructure: The African economic multiplier

Forward thinking investors and entrepreneurs in the African energy sector will deliver significant downstream benefits for the continent in the coming years...

By Bhavtik Vallabhjee 18 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

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De Ruyter's plan to fix Eskom - part 2

Business should support the just energy transition as it could be the pivot to drive new industrial activity in South Africa, André de Ruyter . Eskom CEO, told The Directors' Event webinar.

By Nicci Botha 22 Oct 2020

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