Posts tagged as NIASA

Room for renewables and nuclear in energy mix

  Renewable energy falls short of being a base load power source in South Africa, suggests a researcher. Ben Heard, director of Bright New World organisation and PhD Candidate at the University of Adelaide, has conducted research to dispute the claims by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) that renewables have the capacity […]

Renewables, gas and coal can’t match nuclear powered electricity generation

  The Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA) has welcomed the recent statements made by Eskom and the minister of Public Enterprises that nuclear energy is South Africa’s most viable option for safe, reliable, green and affordable base load power. Investments in nuclear power plants will just be the beginning. Supply chains, jobs, skills […]

Top students attend nuclear education day

  The Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA) recently held a nuclear education day for 150 of Soweto’s top maths and science students from grades 11 and 12. The event took place at Eyethu Lifestyle Centre in Soweto and was part of a lecture series aiming to encourage young people to take up careers […]