Nuclear build plan details unavailable

Business Report 6 March 2012.

No details can be given on the plan to build new nuclear power stations as it is still in its early stages, Energy Minister Dipuo Peters said on Tuesday.

“To date no directive has been given on the issue of the nuclear programme,” she told reporters at the launch of energy month in Cape Town…

(Editorial comment: The report says advice would be sought from Korea, China and Japan – so are France and the US left out in the cold? And Western nuclear safety standards, will they be used?)