The future of electricity


The future of electricity

Nuclear power is the only way forward, expert Kelvin Kemm tells PIET CROUCAMP in a conversation about privatisation, anti-nuclear lobbies and reactor safety.

AS things stand, South Africans don't trust the government and the state with large-scale projects, and the idea of a nuclear power project being planned at Luthuli House is terrifying.

But could nuclear power be a solution to South Africa's short- and long-term energy challenges? Could the problem of mistrust be addressed by involving the private sector and  entrepreneurs?

I spoke to Dr Kelvin Kemm, chair of Stratek Global and an expert on nuclear power project management...

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