South Africa could lose $69bn by 2030 if nuclear is thrown outStaff writer ▼ | December 2, 2015
The Nuclear Industry Association of Southern Africa (NIASA) hosted a round-table in Johannesburg, with the concluding discussion leaning in favour of nuclear being a vital part of the country’s energy mix.
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During the table discussion, almost all the panellists agreed that South Africa needs nuclear power in its energy mix. The others only voiced their interests in having a stable and reliable supply of power, they did not stress what technology would deliver this.
A general concern amongst the panel members was that of cost, media reported.
The round-table included economists and members of NIASA, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Business Unity South Africa, Free Market Foundation, and the Coega Development Corporation. ■