2500nuclear

Dear South Africa

Invitation to comment on the procurement of 2500MW new nuclear generation.

NERSA received Section 34 determinations from Minister of DMRE for the procurement of 2500MW new generation capacity from nuclear.  The determined capacity will reach commercial operation in the time horizon beyond 2030. The capacity is to provide clean baseload capacity in response to the approximately 24 100MW of coal capacity being decommissioned as well as to maintain supply-demand balance and improve energy security.

11160 participants (closed 5 February 2021)

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Dear South Africa

[CLOSED] Have your say – shape the outcome.

    Do you support the procurement of 2500MW new generation capacity from nuclear?

    What is your top concern?

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    Dear South Africa

    SUMMARY

    NERSA received Section 34 determinations from Minister of DMRE for the procurement of 2 500MW new generation capacity from nuclear. This is in line with Decision 8 of the Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity (published as GN 1360 of 18 October 2019 in Government Gazette No. 42784 (IRP 2019). The determined capacity will reach commercial operation in the time horizon beyond 2030. The capacity is to provide clean baseload capacity in response to the approximately 24 100MW of coal capacity being decommissioned as well as to maintain supply-demand
    balance and improve energy security.

    The consultation paper is available below.

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