Monthly Archives: August 2015

South African Nuclear Power Plan Stirs Fears of Secrecy

Fears are growing in South Africa that agreements to build nuclear power plants that could be the most expensive procurement in the country’s history will be made behind closed doors, without the necessary public scrutiny. Among those voicing concern, two government sources say the Treasury is not being included in procurement discussions, despite the massive Continue Reading

South Africa Energy Efficient by 2019

Johannesburg – Southern African energy ministers said on Friday that the region would achieve energy sufficiency by 2019, wiping out the present shortfall of 8 247 megawatts (MW) of electricity. They said that the projects for new power generators already under way would produce an additional 24 062 MW of electricity by 2019. This, plus Continue Reading