South Africa Slams the Door on Wind Power: Nuclear Powered Future Beckons

Energy sanity, sense and reason prevails in South Africa.
Watch for more countries to ditch the feel-good green fantasy of wind/solar power, to adopt nuclear as their premier supplier of non-CO2 emitting baseload power.


Brian Molefe Brian Molefe: South Africa needs atoms not breezes.


STT followers might have tumbled to the fact that we’ve been pretty heavily focused on SA over the last month.

However, in this post, we head a few thousand clicks, west across the Indian Ocean to another ‘SA’; this time South Africa, which appears entirely sensible enough to be able to avoid the power supply and pricing calamity unfolding in South Australia.

With a solid grip on power generation essentials, the CEO of South Africa’s biggest power provider Eskom, Brian Molefe, is hip to fact that wind power is a proven failure, and is all set to plug South Africa into a nuclear powered future.

Renewable power ‘just raises Eskom’s costs’
Sunday Times
Brendon Peacock
24 July 2016

Public opinion may back an increasing proportion of renewable energy being plugged into South Africa’s power grid, but Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says further…

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