Posts tagged as necsa

Energy minister briefs parliament on nuclear, IPP and gas plans

  The newly appointed minister of energy, Mmamoloko Kubayi, presented her department’s budget for 2017/2018 to parliament recently. She outlined some of her department’s plans for the coming year. This article summarises her speech. The minister said that her department will spend R8,1-billion in the 2017/2018 financial year to support the energy sector, which currently […]

The science, engineering and law of nuclear energy in South Africa

An interview with NECSA CEO Mr. Phumzile Tshelane and Chairman Dr. Kelvin Kemm In an exclusive interview, Chris Yelland, investigative editor, and Joanne Taylor, assistant editor at EE Publishers, posed a number of questions to Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (NECSA) CEO Mr. Phumzile Tshelane and Chairman Dr. Kelvin Kemm, to explore issues surrounding […]

NECSA and Auditor General engage over decommissioning and decontamination costs

  A year after South African Nuclear Energy Corporation SOC Limited (NECSA) refused to sign off its 2014/15 annual report prepared by the Auditor General of South Africa for the financial year ending 31 March 2015, the same issue with the Auditor General has hampered progress in respect of NECSA’s 2015/16 annual audit and financial […]

South Africa celebrates 50 years of nuclear research

  South Africa’s nuclear programme is a vital part of the country’s contribution to scientific research and development, particularly in the field of medical isotopes. Speaking at the Nuclear Africa 2015 conference and exhibition, which was held at NECSA’s facility in Pelindaba recently, Phumzile Tshelane, the CEO of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (NECSA), […]

Outcomes of public debate on the future of nuclear energy in SA

  Hot on the heels of reports that the South African president and his minister of energy have signed memorandums of understanding with the Russian and French governments respectively for cooperation in the field of nuclear technology for the generation of electricity in South Africa, interested parties gathered to debate the desirability and affordability of […]

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