Hartmut Winkler

Hartmut Winkler

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Professor of Physics, University of Johannesburg.

South Africa's future energy mix makes little room for nuclear

South Africa has a new energy plan which covers 2019 to 2030. The plan builds on a relatively well-received draft announced last year – makes some significant advances in changing South Africa’s energy mix.

Nuclear energy for Afrikan countries doesn’t make sense

At the moment, the only nuclear plant in operation in Africa is South Africa’s Koeberg, producing 1.86GW of power. This, according to some African leaders, is about to change. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni recently made the astonishing statement that his country is planning 30GW of nuclear power by