The government has accorded administrative approval and financial sanction for construction of 12 nuclear power reactors in the country, Parliament was informed today.
Over 1,900 metric tonnes (MT) of uranium ore concentrate has been shipped into India from Kazakhstan and Canada during the first nine months of the current fiscal, which is nearly 80 per cent of the record 2,419 MT that was imported in the previous fiscal.
The Turkish consortium that was to build Turkey’s first nuclear power plant in a joint venture with the Russian atomic energy agency has pulled out of the ambitious project, reports said today.
Japan’s Kansai Electric Power Co said on Friday it will decommission two ageing reactors at its Ohi nuclear plant as the country’s power industry struggles to meet new nuclear safety standards set after the 2011 Fukushimadisaster.
Natural gas has long been promoted as a less-polluting alternative to coal and less-costly alternative to nuclear power.
A U.S. judge shot down a request by creditors of Westinghouse Electric Co LLC for a bigger role in the nuclear technology company’s bankruptcy just days after its parent company Toshiba Corp proposed a restructuring plan.
Russia’s commitment to collaborate with India in building nuclear power stations in third countries is set to kick-off with Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant being built with Russian assistance.
The pouring of the first nuclear safety-related concrete for the power plant made Bangladesh the third ‘newcomer’ country to start constructing its first nuclear power reactor in three decades – following the United Arab Emirates in 2012 and Belarus in 2013.
Bangladesh will move a step closer to becoming the 33rd nuclear power-generating country tomorrow when construction starts on the main phase of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant – seven years after the framework agreement was signed with Russia.
Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project: Reliance Communications Is Lowest EPC Contract Bidder, Beats Tata Projects, L&T
Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) has emerged as the lowest bidder (L1) with a Rs 1,000-crore bid for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract at the Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu