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SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

Eskom Chief Has Just Revealed Good News To The Public

https://ewn.co.za/2021/12/23/koeberg-compliance-not-in-a-shambles-says-eskom-s-chief-nuclear-officer JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has denied claims that consistence at the country's just thermal energy station is seriously compromised. The utility means to close down one of Koeberg's reactors and repair it. In any case, autonomous energy master Ted Blom said that this move was profoundly risky, saying that it was compounded by what he called genuine consistence issues, including an inability to record changes to frameworks.

  5 months ago ago
Eskom Chief Has Just Revealed Good News To The Public

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

Energy Expert Claims That There Might Be Future Problems Within The Koeberg Power Station.

https://ewn.co.za/2021/12/23/koeberg-power-station-design-not-as-safe-modern-nuclear-stations-energy-expert JOHANNESBURG - As Eskom moves forward with its retrofitting of the Koeberg power station, energy master Ted Blom forewarned the power utility against its goal to expand the activity of the atomic plant past its arranged conclusion date. Eskom plans to expand the Koeberg plant's working life by an additional 20 years, later its underlying 40-year life expectancy closes in 2024, in spite of various difficulties and wellbeing worries at the plant.

  5 months ago ago
Energy Expert Claims That There Might Be Future Problems Within The Koeberg Power Station.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Badnews In South Africa As Eskom Release Troubling Reports For 2022, See What Will Happen

Opinion Despite the challenges the nation faced last year, 2021, South Africans have been forewarned to get ready for darker days ahead. According to reports from Rajon, Block 1 Koeberg which hold one of South Africa's power plants will be demolished later this year and this will result in low supply of power.

  4 months ago ago
Badnews In South Africa As Eskom Release Troubling Reports For 2022, See What Will Happen

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

Eskom Officials Have Released Good News To The Public.

https://ewn.co.za/2021/12/22/officials-questioning-eskom-s-koeberg-plant-life-extension-plans?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter CAPE TOWN - Cape Town authorities are attempting to see how Eskom could proceed with plans to broaden an atomic plant's life expectancy without public interview. The Koeberg plant was worked during the 1970s and by global norms, the stars have aligned just right decommissioned by 2024.

  5 months ago ago
Eskom Officials Have Released Good News To The Public.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

IMAGE - Well guys thanks for voting back to load shedding

Koeberg retrofit Alstom is a leader in the South African energy market, where it has been present for over 100 years, and is currently retrofitting Koeberg, South Africa’s only nuclear power plant, to increase power output by over 65 megawatts. The company has also provided Eskom with the option, worth an additional €100-million, to install an identical system on Medupi’s sister plant, Kusile

  6 months ago ago
IMAGE - Well guys thanks for voting back to load shedding

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Load shedding loading as Eskom takes Koeberg units offline.

https://www.moneyweb.co.za/news/south-africa/sa-faces-more-load-shedding-as-eskom-takes-atomic-units-offline/ Eskom, supply most of South Arica's power. The utility company capabilities will be put test after the company announced that it will take two of the continent's largest generating units offline. The power supply company will take the Koerberg offline for maintenance.

  4 months ago ago
Load shedding loading as Eskom takes Koeberg units offline.

JUSTICE

Mantashe sued as temperatures rise over Koeberg 'lifetime extension' maintenance

Gwede Mantashe, the energy minister, is being sued following the suspension of a National Nuclear Regulator board member who also works with a civil society organization campaigning against the lifetime extension of the continent's sole power reactor. According to public records obtained by Bloomberg, the complaint brought by Peter Becker, who also serves on the board of the nuclear regulator and is a spokesperson for the Koeberg Alert Alliance, will be heard by the high court in Cape Town on February 8.

  3 months ago ago
Mantashe sued as temperatures rise over Koeberg 'lifetime extension' maintenance

MILITARY

Koeberg Nuclear Power Station to be taken offline for refueling

On Monday, Unit 2 of the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station will be shut down for a five-month refueling and maintenance outage. This will be Unit 2's 25th refueling outage since commissioning, and the unit's three steam generators will be replaced. The reactor pressure vessel head, which contains the nuclear fuel while the station is operational, will also be replaced during this outage.

  4 months ago ago
Koeberg Nuclear Power Station to be taken offline for refueling

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Warning from analyst: Load shedding could get even worse in the coming months.

Analysts have warned that Eskom’s power fleet shows no signs of recovery and that load shedding is might remain, or even worsen over the short term. Energy analyst Chris Yelland told the City Press that problems could escalate in January as Eskom is expected to continue with major planned maintenance at Cape Town’s Koeberg power station.

  6 months ago ago
Warning from analyst: Load shedding could get even worse in the coming months.

ENVIRONMENT

Mantashe fires anti-nuclear activist from regulatory board

Mantashe stated Becker changed into against the improvement of latest nuclear-electricity centers or the extension of the existence of South Africa’s current one, Koeberg, and consequently couldn’t be goal, in keeping with a letter despatched to the activist on Friday that changed into visible via way of means of Bloomberg.

  3 months ago ago
Mantashe fires anti-nuclear activist from regulatory board

SOCIETY

Loadshedding to continue on Monday and Tuesday (Here's The Schedule)

According to a recently released statement by Eskom, they have indicated that some of the power have been replenished in the emergency generation reserves. They have futher indicated that in order to stay afloat and reserve as much power as possible for the next coming days, the schedule for stage 2 loadshedding has been extended to for Monday and Tuesday.

  7 months ago ago
Loadshedding to continue on Monday and Tuesday (Here's The Schedule)

ECONOMY-FINANCE

WARNING | Load shedding To get worse in the following Months, here's why

https://www.news24.com/fin24/economy/analysis-2021-on-its-way-to-being-the-worst-year-of-load-shedding-sa-has-seen-20211030Examiners warning that Escom's pressure armada is giving no indicators of restoration and burden cutoff factors may remain or become worse for the time being. Energy examiner Chris Yeland stated the problem ought to fill in January as Escom is relied upon to continue with the organized giant preservation paintings on the Cape Town strength plant in Cape Town.

  6 months ago ago
WARNING | Load shedding To get worse in the following Months, here's why

ENVIRONMENT

Just in-This decision poses Significant risks for South Africa

R20bn life extension of Koeberg power station poses significant risks for South Africa (msn.com) Editor’s observe: The opinions in this newsletter are the writer’s, as posted by means of our content companion, and do now not constitute the views of MSN or Microsoft.

  6 months ago ago
Just in-This decision poses Significant risks for South Africa

ECONOMY-FINANCE

South africa is now experiencing load shedding

Load shedding will be increased to stage 4 since yesterday that means South Africa will return to stage 2. The past few years we've been facing this kind of issue of load shedding, since we all know that Eskom is been experiencing some financial difficulties because most of South African are using illegal electricity.

  11 months ago ago
South africa is now experiencing load shedding

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Eskom to oppose legal bid to halt Koeberg power plant extension

Cape Town - Power utility Eskom will oppose the Koeberg Alert Alliance’s bid to have one of the entity’s nuclear power stations decommissioned despite its attempt to keep it running for another 20 years. Eskom chief executive Andre de Ruyter on Thursday said: “When it comes to action by civil society, clearly we take it seriously.

  3 months ago ago
Eskom to oppose legal bid to halt Koeberg power plant extension

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

R20bn life extension of Koeberg power station poses significant risks for South Africa

Editorial manager's note: The assessments in this article are the writer's, as distributed by our substance accomplice, and don't address the perspectives on MSN or Microsoft. Arrangements are in progress for the substitution of the six steam generators at Eskom's 1,840MW Koeberg thermal energy plant, in what South Africa's public power utility says is the most mind boggling project attempted at the atomic office since it was authorized approximately 36 years prior in 1985.

  6 months ago ago
R20bn life extension of Koeberg power station poses significant risks for South Africa

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Eskom destroys small businesses

Eskom has announced that load shedding will come into effect immediately “due to delays in returning generating units”. This is confined to Kusile, Tutuka, Duvha, Kendal and Koeberg power stations. Eskom issued the following statement: 8 Million South Africans are spread across more or less 5 million formal and informal SMMEs (small, medium and macro enterprises).

  11 months ago ago
Eskom destroys small businesses

SOCIETY

Load shedding to continue until Sunday

Stage 2 load shedding started this past Wednesday morning and is said to continue until 10pm on Sunday night. The ongoing loadshedding is due to delays in returning generation units to service at Kusile, Tutuka, Duvha, Kendal and Koeberg power stations. Eskom explained that Unit 1 of the Koeberg power station has been offline since January because there was maintenance work that needed to be done on the station.

  11 months ago ago
Load shedding to continue until Sunday

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

Concerns over alleged secrecy, cost after one of Koeberg’s ageing nuclear power unit’s trip again

In March, for instance, Eskom reported that heap shedding will move to Stage 4 after Koeberg Unit 1 stumbled, as it eliminates 900MW from the organization. ''It is stressing to us that Eskom just delivered this data two days after it happened, and solely after examining inquiries from writers.

  8 months ago ago
Concerns over alleged secrecy, cost after one of Koeberg’s ageing nuclear power unit’s trip again

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

Eskom confirms Koeberg nuclear reactor trip, says safety not at risk

https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2021-09-01-eskom-confirms-koeberg-nuclear-reactor-trip-says-safety-not-at-risk/ Eskom affirmed on Wednesday that unit one at the Koeberg atomic force reactor "stumbled" on Monday evening. The force utility said there were "no atomic security worries" therefore. "Eskom can affirm that Koeberg unit one reactor stumbled at 4.30pm on Monday because of an issue on the electrical breaker to one of the essential coolant siphons.

  8 months ago ago
Eskom confirms Koeberg nuclear reactor trip, says safety not at risk