Toshiba dives on reported nuclear power losses

2017-01-19 17:18

Toshiba shares have plunged in Tokyo following reports of huge losses at its US nuclear power business.

Xi calls for world without nuclear weapons

2017-01-18 22:30

Nations should strive for a world where nuclear weapons are prohibited and where existing stocks are destroyed, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said.

Final Iran nuclear talks before Trump takes office

2017-01-10 22:10

Iran and major powers took stock Tuesday of their 2015 nuclear deal, with Donald Trump's imminent inauguration and the death of a moderate former Iranian president raising worries about its future.

Energy conundrum? What energy conundrum?

2016-12-29 08:01

Debates about out energy security tend to revolve around trumpeting the positives of green energy and the negatives around carbon based generation methods. What really is the best solution, asks Inga Mbambisa.

Fake news story sets off Israel-Pakistan Twitter feud

2016-12-25 22:14

A fake news story has touched off a tense Twitter confrontation between nuclear power Pakistan and Israel in an episode that underlines the potentially harmful impact of such stories in sensitive global affairs

'SA's nuclear plan won't blow up the economy'

2016-12-21 20:12

It's a myth that South Africa's nuclear build programme will devastate the economy, maintains one body, while another says it will actually rev up the economy.

Eskom's nuclear RFP launch surprises markets

2016-12-13 18:09

Markets have reacted negatively to the news that Eskom will launch a Request For Proposals for nuclear this week.

Cabinet reappoints Necsa CEO after nuclear boss wins court battle

2016-12-09 14:30

Necsa CEO Phumzile Tshelane has been given a new three-year contract after Cabinet approved his reappointment this week, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.

Department of Energy not credible – Outa

2016-12-08 05:31

Outa calls for more transparency with the draft Integrated Resources Plan, noting that the rushed public participation process is bordering on becoming illegal.

Iran president: Trump won't be able to harm the nuclear deal

2016-12-06 12:46

Iran's president says his country will not allow incoming US President Trump to "tear up" Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers.


N Korea preparing to launch new missiles: report

2017-01-19 08:28

North Korea is preparing to test new rockets, a report says, after its leader Kim Jong-Un said the country was in the final stages of developing inter-continental ballistic missiles.

Trump wants to hold summit with Putin in Iceland

2017-01-15 15:01

US President-elect Donald Trump's first foreign trip will be a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Wind/solar sectors mull Eskom court bid while new energy plan delayed

2017-01-10 12:45

The Department of Energy has delayed new energy plans, while the renewable sector is considering going to court to force Eskom’s hand amid its new build woes.

Another nuclear plant goes online in Pakistan

2016-12-28 16:53

in a joint collaboration with China, Pakistan's fourth nuclear power plant went online as part of the government's efforts to end a growth-sapping energy deficit.

Trump: US must strengthen nuclear capability

2016-12-23 07:46

President-elect Donald Trump has abruptly called for the US to "greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability".

Eskom now officially in charge of nuclear deal

2016-12-14 15:18

The Department of Energy has published a government gazette which officially moves the procurer of nuclear energy from the department to power utility Eskom.

Fukushima disaster: Costs to double to $190bn

2016-12-09 15:21

The estimated cost of dealing with the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis has doubled, underlining the challenge Japan faces in overcoming the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.

Michigan nuclear plant to close

2016-12-09 09:47

An energy company says it plans to permanently close the Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan in 2018.

Energy minister’s advisers reveal why nuclear should be dumped

2016-12-07 14:53

A report on SA's future energy plan explains that by removing policy adjustments and keeping the plan at a least cost level, the need for nuclear energy falls away.

Nuclear cover up: Chernobyl's giant dome

2016-11-30 07:51

The new metal dome encasing Ukraine's infamous Chernobyl nuclear power plant contains enough metal to build three Eiffel Towers with a few thousand tons to spare.

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