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Eskom to cough out R200 m

By Faeza
12 August 2015

Power utility Eskom, struggling to meet electricity demand, is to pay an estimated R200m for the supply of nuclear waste storage casks to keep its Koeberg plant running beyond 2018.

The seven new reinforced metal casks to be supplied by US energy company Holtec International are the first step of a three-phase project to create more storage space at Koeberg, which is Africa's only nuclear power plant, situated about 35km from Cape Town.

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