Eskom responds to water crisis with Koeberg desalination plant

2018-02-14 17:31

A new desalination plant at the Koeberg nuclear power station will attempt to alleviate some of Cape Town’s water woes by creating potable water for its own use.

Eskom's Koko firm about SA's need for nuclear

2017-03-30 20:36

Eskom interim CEO Matshela Koko has reiterated South Africa's need for nuclear power as a source of base load energy in South Africa.

No need for Treasury to finance nuclear - Molefe

2016-09-21 14:43

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says there are enough financiers who would be able to carry the risk of SA's nuclear build plan and that the burden won't have to fall on the fiscus.

WATCH: Inside factory building Koeberg’s lifesaving generators

2016-03-16 09:49

While Areva’s contract to manufacture six steam generators to expand Koeberg’s lifespan might be heading for the Constitutional Court, plans to deliver are on schedule.

Why Koeberg nuclear project was a success - expert

2016-01-08 15:19

The 1980s Koeberg nuclear project was a success, says a former top-level official, hitting back at an ex-colleague's criticism that it went overtime and was over budget.

Why SA should be excited about nuclear

2015-11-26 21:10

The nuclear programme is something to be welcomed and viewed with pride, not with fear and lack of self-confidence, says nuclear energy expert Kelvin Kemm.

Truck crushes car, killing two on N1 in Cape Town

Two men died on the N1 at the Koeberg interchange in Cape Town, after a truck overturned and landed on the roof of the vehicle they were travelling in.

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Koeberg power station contributes billions to SA economy - Brown

2017-03-30 12:20

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says it is important to understand that all power stations generate jobs for communities as well as a multitude of goods and services.

Police investigating Koeberg drone crash - Eskom

2016-08-10 12:09

Electricity provider Eskom says a police investigation is underway into a drone crash at its Koeberg nuclear power facility just outside Cape Town.

The story behind Eskom’s ‘unlawful’ Koeberg contract

2016-01-13 10:15

The spotlight of controversy continues to shine on an Eskom contract with Areva to replace six steam generators at its Koeberg nuclear power station.

Nuclear adviser responds to his critics

2015-12-30 07:28

Dr Kelvin Kemm responds to the anti-nuclear community, who criticised his update on the process to recommend Thyspunt as the site to build a nuclear power station.

Eskom CEO raising funds in US as Koeberg unit gets fixed

2015-02-02 17:46

The Koeberg unit that went offline should be fully functional by the weekend, but will then be shut down next week for four months of maintenance, says Eskom.

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