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.
“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.
India needs to expand international partnerships to expedite the development of its nuclear plants and meet the target of 63 GWe nuclear power capacity by 2032, the head of the World Nuclear Association (WNA) said on Wednesday.
Scientists at the Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) have a long list of contributions to the smaller Aditya tokamak, including its fast feedback controls.
The six-day 27th International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Fusion Energy Conference (FEC) which begins on Monday in Gandhinagar, will provide an opportunity to for India to showcase its domestic thermonuclear fusion programme
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.
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.
There has been much debate over the expansion of nuclear energy in India, the arguments covering a gamut of angles from safety and environmental concerns to liability, security and affordability.
Outokumpu, a global stainless steel manufacturer, plans to showcase its products and capabilities to meet the country’s growing need for critical high-end applications across energy, oil & gas, nuclear energy, hydrocarbons & chemical processing sectors during the upcoming ‘Oil & Gas World Expo 2018 ’ in Mumbai between February 21-23 , 2018.
The New Year has brought a fresh ray of hope in India’s nuclear energy sector, with Westinghouse, the bankrupt energy company being sold to a Canadian investment major, Brookfield Business Partners this week. Westinghouse is supposed to build six of its AP-1000 nuclear reactors in India, a project that had been delayed after the company filed for bankruptcy earlier in 2017.
The Donald Trump administration says coal is back and nuclear energy is cool. Not at the expense of natural gas, wind and solar, insists an unusual coalition of business and environmental groups.