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The Koeberg nuclear power station just outside Cape Town. (File, AFP)
The Koeberg nuclear power station just outside Cape Town. (File, AFP)

Cape Town – Energy expert Chris Yelland on Monday questioned Eskom’s “vehement” defence of Areva amid a court battle over Koeberg nuclear power station’s steam generator replacement tender with Westinghouse.

“Eskom unashamedly maintains its view that … it appointed a bidder which had demonstrated overall value to Eskom and the country and that this was and still remains in the public interest,” Matshela Koko, Eskom’s group executive for generation, said in response to a story by EE Publishers assistant editor Aimee Clarke.

FULL STORY: Eskom defends Koeberg tender, lashes out at Westinghouse

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