Infrastructure firm Tata Projects Wednesday said it has bagged order worth around USD 321 million from Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL). “This 2X700 MW power plant order valued around USD 321 million is the company’s third contract in the nuclear power sector,” Tata Projects said in a statement.
The report that the US will help build six nuclear power plants in India should be taken with the proverbial pinch of salt. When it comes to the US, inter-governmental declarations are not how business gets done.
The U.S. Energy Department on Friday finalized up to $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to finance the construction of two reactors at the delayed Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia, tapping a program zeroed out in President Donald Trump’s latest budget.
The United States and India on Wednesday agreed to strengthen security and civil nuclear cooperation, including building six U.S. nuclear power plants in India, the two countries said in a joint statement.
India is the fastest growing large economy in the world and the connection between energy consumption and economic growth cannot be overemphasised. Add to it the new demand the government has added through its schemes.
The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) on Monday said the Rs.32.5 crore, 1.19 km long check dam it is building across the Palar river in Tamil Nadu’s Kancheepuram district will be ready by March 2020.
The Madurai bench of the Madras high court has asked the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) to consider applications for employment in the cadre C and D grade from land owners’,
“Even though coal will be the mainstay of India’s power for many years to come, there will come a time when we have to reach a non-coal system, and in that scenario, I cannot see anything except nuclear energy,” said Anil Kakodkar, former chairperson of the Atomic Energy Commission.
Under fire for inadequate budgetary support to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), resulting in India’s frontline atomic energy utility falling back on its repayment obligations to the Russians for supplies
The Department of Space has been given a marginal hike of Rs 338 crore in budget allocation, while the Department of Atomic Energy’s allocation declined by Rs 240 crore at a time when the two strategic organisations are executing hig