Pakistan on Thursday claimed that India was building a “secret nuclear city” and had accumulated a stockpile of nuclear weapons “which threatens to undermine the strategic balance of power in the region.”
The second 1,000 MW unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant is expected to start commercial operations this fiscal, government said on Wednesday.
Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL) in association with New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited (NREDCAP)
Work on constructing Units III and IV of the Indo-Russian Joint Venture Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project would begin soon, a top official said in Tirunelveli on Thursday. “While the first unit generated 13,197 million units of electricity so far, power generation in the second unit was 1,000 MWe last week,” KNPP Site Director R S Sundar said after unfurling the tricolor there.
The government is considering capping the amount of coal blocks that a company can hold. The clause is part of the draft coal block allocation guidelines issued for public comments by the coal ministry and would apply to mines other than the 204 blocks that were canceled by the Supreme Court in October 2014.
Nepal will now be able to export power to Bangladesh via India as the southern neighbour has agreed to allow the use of its territory for electricity trade.
Suzlon Energy informed the BSE on monday morning that it had received a 50.40 MW repeat order from a “leading power utility” in Gujarat.
The department of atomic energy, Kalpakkam Centre, conducted a site evacuation drill to check emergency preparedness in its various nuclear installations on Friday.
India is set to play a bigger role in shaping the energy policies of the Middle East due to its growing hunger for oil. Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih,
Government today said India received $ 1.77 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) in non-conventional energy sector from April 2014 to September 2016.