The U.S. energy secretary defended his plan to reward nuclear plants with incentives against criticism it would manipulate markets by telling a congressional hearing on Thursday that a strong domestic nuclear industry boosted national security.
An Indian-American entrepreneur has pitched for fast track mini nuclear reactors, saying they are economical and could be constructed within two years.
Landlocked but resource-rich Uzbekistan is seeking to deepen its strategic partnership with India, as it is planning to export uranium to power a growing number of nuclear plants in South Asia’s biggest country.
The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam is expected to restart power generation on October 7, the Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (Posoco) saod.
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.
Secretary, Ministry of Coal Susheel Kumar reviewed the coal supply position to the Thermal Power Plants in the country. The meeting was attended by CMD CIL and all the CMDs of the subsidiary companies of CIL.
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.
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
India is soon expected to inform Russia of its choice for a second nuclear power plant site, a senior official involved in the project said today.