LETTER: Nuclear: when will we ever learn?
SA should stop wasting time and resources and learn from the failures of developed countries
Einstein: “ ... doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results”. In 2018, SA’s nuclear tender had to be abandoned because it could not be financed.
In 2010, the pebble bed modular reactor programme was ended after 14 years with no orders in sight. There followed numerous reports of imminent calls for tenders and calls for information from vendors, all leading nowhere until a court judgment in 2017 that the SA nuclear programme was illegal put a temporary end to this...