Japan’s nuclear-policy-setting Atomic Energy Commission issued a report today calling for nuclear energy to remain a key component of the country’s energy mix despite broad public support for a less nuclear-reliant society.
The US is looking at ways to “more actively support” India’s membership bid to the Nuclear Suppliers Group(NSG) as the Trump administration considers it a very important matter, a top White House official has said.
India entered the atomic age, more correctly the nuclear age, on 4th August 1956 when Apsara, India’s first nuclear reactor, went into operation.
The Centre is looking at doubling the nuclear power generation capacity to about 14,000 MW, Union minister Piyush Goyal said today even as he ruled out its becoming the main source of energy for the country.
Hindustan Construction Company has been awarded prestigious IGCAR (Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research) contract worth Rs 763.57 crore for construction of fast reactor fuel cycle facility at coastal city of Kalpakkam.
As Westinghouse is already struggling to win more business for the AP1000 reactor, India’s continuation with talks may be consolatory as the job has become much harder after the suspension of two of the four reactors in the US.
Engineers will be trained in machine building and allied activities at a centre being set up in Jharkhand’s capital Ranchi by an arm of the Russian state atomic energy corporation, Rosatom, jointly with state-run Heavy Engineering Corp.
More than six years after three nuclear reactors melted down in Japan, the country is homing in on the lost fuel inside one of them
If all goes well, the issue of land acquisition for the nuclear power plant proposed to be built at Kovvada in Srikakulam district will be resolved by October this year
An underwater robot captured images of lava-like lumps inside a damaged reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, spotting for the first time what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago.