Unpacking what South Africa’s new energy plan says about nuclear energy.
South Africa will introduce the carbon tax which should be used to ensure benefits to poor communities.
Even if the nuclear plan can be massaged in South African President Jacob Zuma’s interests, it won’t be enough to ensure the deal goes through.
South Africa has a new energy plan. Renewable energy in the form of wind, gas and solar feature high on its agenda.
The recently updated Integrated Resource Plan calls for significant investment in South Africa’s power supply. But can the country afford it?
Vietnam recently cancelled it’s plans for the procurement of nuclear energy. There are lessons South Africa can take from this.