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Energy: Nigeria Selects Sites For Nuclear Plants

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria has selected two sites for the construction of its planned nuclear power plants, as Africa's biggest economy tries to end decades of electricity blackouts that have blighted its growth.

South African Nuclear Procurement Will Help Meet Energy Target

AFRICANGLOBE - To meet its targeted nuclear generation capacity, South Africa plans to build six new nuclear power plants by 2030 at a cost estimated between $34-$84 billion. "We expect to present the outcome of this procurement process to cabinet by year-end," Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson told parliament, adding that the exercise would be carried out in a "fair and transparent" manner.

Nigeria In $20bn Nuclear Power Talks With Russia

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria is in talks with Russia’s Rosatom Corp. to build as many as four nuclear power plants costing about $20 billion as Africa’s biggest economy seeks to add 1,200 megawatts of capacity by the end of the decade.

Russia, South Africa Sign Agreement For Nuclear Power Plants

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa signed a partnership agreement with Russia’s state-owned nuclear company that may see Rosatom Corp. build reactors in Africa’s second-biggest economy. “The agreement lays the foundation for the large-scale nuclear power plants procurement and development program” using Russian VVER reactors

South Africa To construct New Nuclear Power Plants

AFRICANGLOBE - The South African government has signalled intent to pursue construction of a new nuclear power plants (NPPs) and increase the amount of nuclear-generated electricity in the country to 9.6 GW by 2030, a cabinet Minister said on Wednesday.