State stands ground on SA’s nuclear ambitions

Business Day Live 25 April 2013.

THE Department of Energy, which is responsible for South Africa’s energy planning, says it still sees nuclear power as an essential part of its plans — without it targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions would not be met.

A statement on the matter follows an initiative by the National Planning Commission to put the nuclear energy issue up for public debate by commissioning new modelling on South Africa’s energy needs…

(Contributor’s note: It would be good if these guys talked to each other – and listened.)

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