Browsing: Southern Africa Power Pool

Nuclear Power in Africa.
  • Africa is a continent with a rapidly growing population and a developing economy. However, one of the major challenges that Africa faces is a lack of reliable and accessible electricity.
  • Nuclear power generation is one of the options that could potentially solve Africa’s power problems, but it is also a controversial and complex issue.
  • Nuclear power plants use heat from nuclear fission to produce steam, which then drives turbines connected to generators to produce electricity.

South Africa has been experiencing a series of constant rolling blackouts for the past few years. While load shedding may have become a norm in the country, it is not the only African country experiencing an energy crisis.

The struggle to keep the lights on is not unique to South Africa and can be described as a Cape to Lagos problem.

Zimbabwean citizens experience power outages that last up to 19 hours a day which …