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South Africa is creating one of the world's most progressive alternative energy plans

South Africa is creating one of the world's most progressive alternative energy plans

The howling wind drives the turbines, their blades bent back from the force as they spin in the evening light and send electricity to local villages in South Africa’s Eastern Cape.

Tina Joematt Pettersson, South Africa's Minister of Energy

France and South Africa sign nuclear energy agreement

Paris and Pretoria signed Tuesday an agreement which could open the way for French nuclear giant Areva to bid to build eight nuclear reactors in South Africa worth up to $50 billion (39.5 billion euros).

Tina Joemat-Pettersson, South Africa's Energy Minister

South Africa makes nuclear deal with Russia

South Africa has signed a deal with Russia to get up to eight nuclear reactors built with Russian technology.