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Eskom: SA nuclear programme to set example for other African countries

The project seeks to provide 9.6 gigawatts of nuclear power by 2030.

Picture: Free Images.

CAPE TOWN - Eskom says South Africa’s nuclear new build programme will be closely followed by other African countries.

The project seeks to provide 9.6 gigawatts of nuclear power by 2030.

The utility says at least 27 companies, from various countries, have indicated they intend to respond to what's called a 'request for information', a process which was opened in December.

Eskom's Khulu Phasiwe says the programme should be understood in the broader context of the African continent.

“We have places like Egypt and Zambia who have also showed interest in building new nuclear stations.”

He says the countries will look to the example set by South Africa.

“Our success will create a road map for them on how they should proceed going forward.”

An official tender for the project is expected to be released in the second half of the year following the conclusion of the RFI process in April.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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