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AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa, which has the continent's only nuclear power station, has earmarked nuclear expansion as the centrepiece of a plan to increase power generation to ease the country's reliance on an ageing fleet of coal-fired plants and has asked Eskom to procure an additional 9,600 megawatts (MW) of capacity.
AFRICANGLOBE - At least three African nations are looking to add nuclear power to their grid. Kenya and Nigeria want to establish nuclear energy, and South Africa, the only African nation with nuclear facilities, is looking to expand its capabilities.
AFRICANGLOBE - Nuclear power is more of a necessity than an option, says south Africa's Department of Energy director-general Nelisiwe Magubane.
AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa plans to expand its use of nuclear power in a safe and secure way as a key part of the country's move towards a diversified, low-carbon energy mix, says the country's Energy Minister Dipuo Peters."If we are serious about diversification towards a low carbon economy, we cannot belittle the role that natural gas and nuclear power can play in the realisation of that 2030 low carbon energy vision