It could be a ‘year, two, or more’ before SA has nuclear certainty – Gordhan

February 24, 2016

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Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan indicated on Thursday that it could be a “year, or two, or more” before South Africa had certainty on how it would be proceeding with its contentious plan to introduce new nuclear capacity to the electricity mix. In an interview with ENCA the day after Budget 2016, which made only scant reference to the plan to build 9 600 MW of additional nuclear capacity besides the existing Koeberg plant, Gordhan stressed that the initiative was in the “very early stages”.

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