Japan’s Shikoku Electric Power Co Inc said on Tuesday it will decommission an ageing reactor at its Ikata nuclearplant as the country’s power industry struggles to meet new nuclear safety standards set after the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
Was There Something Special About French President Emmanuel Macron’s Visit To India? Nothing New; Here’s Why
It is not surprising that the great takeaway of French president Emmanuel Macron’s recent visit to India relates to nuclear power. India has an old connection with the French on energy.
Despite much hype, construction of the Jaitapur nuclear power plant — an Indo-French joint venture — is unlikely to kick off anytime soon as the project proposal does not fulfill major criteria set by India’s Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB).
An awareness programme on nuclear energy was organized in government Holkar Science College, Indore as part of a nation-wide campaign to generate awareness about importance of energy and to dispel the misconceptions related to nuclear energy.
Two high-pressure heaters for the turbine hall of the third unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) have been shipped to India as part of the first batch of equipment for the under-construction Unit 3, KNPP’s Russian equipment suppliers and technical consultants Rosatom said on Wednesday.
India and France may have cloaked it well enough not to cloud the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, but the Jaitapur nuclear power project has got caught in a logjam that both sides are finding difficult to address.
Larsen & Toubro, India’s largest construction company, and BHEL, India’s largest supplier of power plant equipment, are among those tapped by the Nuclear Power Corporation for the rollout of the first large-scale nuclear power plants developed using Indian technology.
Domestic equipment major, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured a significant order worth Rs.736 Crore for supply of Steam Generators from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limted (NPCIL).
The leaders of France and India reiterated their intention to start work by the end of this year on what could become the world’s largest nuclear power plant, advancing talks that have continued for nearly a decade.
India and France inked 14 pacts to boost cooperation, including security, nuclear energy in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday.