Mahlobo won't be drawn on nuclear, until Cabinet approves energy plan

Energy Minister David Mahlobo says government has not started the nuclear procurement process.

Mahlobo briefed Parliament’s energy committee and says he wants to put the revised Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) to go before Cabinet as soon as possible, reports EWN's Gaye Davis.

Read: SA's energy blueprint could be rigged to favour nuclear, says expert

The plan maps out the energy mix the country is likely to need in the future.

He says that there is no nuclear deal on the table, but he also says that this doesn't mean the country is not going to have more nuclear power.

Gaye Davis, EWN Parliamentary correspondent

He says he doesn't want to get into the details of nuclear.

Gaye Davis, EWN Parliamentary correspondent

Eveything hinges on Cabinet approving the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP).

Gaye Davis, EWN Parliamentary correspondent

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