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.
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Have your say – shape the outcome.
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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