Category Archives: ESKOM

Putting Coal Into the African Perspective

Putting Coal Into the African Perspective

by PD Lawton  22 May 2022

Since the presidency of Thabo Mbeki, plans have been periodically put forward to increase South Africa`s nuclear output. At present Africa`s only nuclear power plant, Koeberg, supplies electricity to Cape Town  (and the surrounding region), a city of … Read the rest

Common myths about nuclear – Knox Msebenzi

an extremely enjoyable presentation by Knox Msebenzi, MD of the Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa ( NIASA) . The presentation is from 2017 but the facts remain forever relevant for those wishing to re-educate themselves about electricity from nuclear power.

Source: ChannelFMF

Common myths about nuclear – Knox Msebenzi

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Princy Mthombeni: Nuclear Technology for Africa`s Agenda for Sustainable Development

A kettle boiled twice a day by a family in Britain uses 5x as much electricity as a person in Mali uses per year
An Ethiopian takes 87x longer to consume 150kW hours of electricity than someone in the United Kingdom
A Tanzanian takes 8 years to consume as much Read the rest

Mantashe: Nuclear and hydro will help plug energy gap

Europe MUST STOP forcing EUROCENTRIC ENERGY POLICY on Africa!

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Mantashe: Nuclear and hydro will help plug energy gap

Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy.

Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy.
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Provision for nuclear, hydro and other power-generation technologies within South Africa’s existing policy framework will come online

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Nigerian VP: Osinbajo “Climate Justice Must Include Ending Energy Poverty” Especially for Sub-Saharan Africa

re posted from                            AFRICA AND THE WORLD

“Curbing natural gas investments in Africa will do little to limit carbon emissions globally but much to hurt the continent’s economic prospects. Right now, Africa is starved for energy: excluding South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa’s one billion people have the power generation capacity of Read the rest

Mantashe was right to have fired Becker, says Kemm

re posted from                          IOL

Becker has repeatedly called for Koeberg to be closed down, and has shown no faith in the highly skilled technical staff at Koeberg, the very people who are involved with the current major life-extension upgrade taking place there.

Mantashe was right to have fired Becker, says

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Mantashe: Ignore Poverty To Fix Climate Change, and We Will Face a Revolt

re posted from                         EXECUTIVE INTELLIGENCE REVIEW

Mantashe: Ignore Poverty To Fix Climate Change, and We Will Face a Revolt

South Africa’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, told investors Jan. 25 that the energy transition had to be thought of not only in the context of climate change, … Read the rest

One British Operation To Obstruct South African Development Exposed

You can read more on the Oligarchy`s destruction of Eskom and its saboutage of South African industrial capacity, by going to the ESKOM tag on this website. Including more on snake-oil economists like Grové Steyn of Meridian Economics

re posted from                 EXECUTIVE INTELLIGENCE REVIEW

One British Operation To Obstruct South

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Nuclear Power is Needed to Combat Energy Poverty- Gwede Mantashe

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“There must be a security of energy supply. Then we can navigate the transition more systematically. But if there is energy poverty, about 13 percent (of citizens) won’t access electricity at all. That is energy poverty.”

Mantashe says nuclear power is needed to combat energy poverty

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Who is Keeping Africa Unindustrialised? Wow! Love this man !!!

Source: Africa Rising Soon TV

Who is Keeping Africa Unindustrialised?

WELCOME TO AFRICA RISING SOON TV AMAZON BOOK LINK: https://www.amazon.com/AFRICA-RISING-… WE TALK ABOUT THE CALL BY GOD FOR FINANCIAL FREEDOM OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT. AND INFORMATIONS RELATED TO THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT AND THE WORLD AT LARGE. DONT FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE, Read the rest