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ENGIE acquires 100MW concentrated solar power plant in South Africa

ENGIE has reached an agreement to acquire from Abengoa a 40% equity stake in Xina Solar One.

South African star gazing powered by the sun

Maintaining the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), is no easy feat and in 2011 the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) commenced with an investigation into the feasibility of using solar power to offset the...

Op-Ed: What opponents of nuclear energy do not tell you

Nuclear energy is the only power generation technology we have available today, that delivers exceptionally well on all of the above objectives.
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Nuclear power: A sensible and sustainable option for Africa

The decision to adopt nuclear power in South Africa was made as a result of sound strategic planning. It has turned out to have been a very good decision.
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Enel announces operation of South Africa’s Nxuba wind farm

Enel Green Power RSAhas successfully reached commercial operation on its 140MW Nxuba wind farm in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
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Siemens Gamesa adds 250MW of wind energy to South Africa’s grid

Siemens Gamesa has started production of Mainstream Renewable Power's 110MW Perdekraal East and 140MW Kangnas wind farms in South Africa.
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CSP plant in South Africa breaks continuous operation record

ACWA Power has announced that the plant has become the first renewable facility on the continent to complete a full week of continuous round the clock operation.
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South Africa weighs big block nuclear vs small modular reactors

A fascinating breakdown of the pros and cons of a large-scale nuclear and small modular reactor (SMR) builds in South Africa.
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South Africa’s nuclear power plant welcomes replacement steam generator

The first of six new replacement steam generators arrived at the Koeberg nuclear power station on 29 September 2020.

Webcast series: Global nuclear energy market review

Five-part dialogue on nuclear energy At a high-level panel of senior political figures and experts from leading international energy organisations, the IEA's chief economist Laszlo Varro said the organisation's analysis "clearly shows" that nuclear power...