U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Thursday that bailing out struggling coal and nuclear power plants is as important to national security as keeping the military strong, and that the cost to Americans should not be an issue.
French utility EDF and GE will jointly build six reactors for the Jaitapur nuclear power plants in Maharashtra, envisioned as the world’s largest nuclear power plant with a cumulative capacity of 9,900 megawatts of electricity.
There will be a renewed push from India for its bid to become a member of the 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) at the two-day meeting of the bloc in Latvia which got underway today.
Shares in Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) jumped 8 percent at the open on Monday, following the outcome of a local election the day before that is seen as a positive for one of the utility’s nuclear plants
Less than two hours’ from the eastern edge of West Bengal, across the international border, frenzied activity is underway to build a hi-tech nuclear power plant in Bangladesh’s Rooppur.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday defended President Donald Trump’s call to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants, saying a rash of plant retirements is “alarming” and poses a looming crisis for the nation’s power grid.
The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) in Bangladesh has the potential to re-energise India-Russia cooperation and significantly enhance India’s geopolitical clout and standing in the nuclear community.
The owner of the nation’s oldest nuclear power plant says it will cost $1.4 billion and take 60 years to shut down a site due to close in October.
The United States is leading an initiative with several other governments to promote nuclear power and encourage investment in new nuclear technologies.
The head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Ali Akbar Salehi said Iran is ready to return to the pre-nuclear deal era.