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Russia, Bangladesh start work on Unit 2 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Russia, Bangladesh start work on Unit 2 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

IANS
The first “concrete ceremony” marking the beginning of main construction of the second unit of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project (RNPP) in Bangladesh took place on Saturday at Rooppur, Russian state-run atomic energy corporation Rosatom said in a statement.
Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant getting rail linked with Ishwardi

Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant getting rail linked with Ishwardi

UNB
Bangladesh Railway on Tuesday signed an agreement with an Indo-Bangla joint venture company to construct a dual-gauge railway line between Pabna’s Ishwardi and Rooppur power plant, the country’s first nuclear plant.
Unit 2 of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh gets construction license

Unit 2 of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh gets construction license

NUCLEAR ASIA
Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (BAERA) granted a license to Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) for the construction of Unit 2 of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP).
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: Supreme Court extends deadline to set up waste tank

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: Supreme Court extends deadline to set up spent fuel facility

IANS
The Supreme Court on Monday extended, till 2022, the time for creating away-from-reactor (AFR) facilities to store the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant’s spent fuel, currently kept within the plant.
India should exploit increasing Zirconium demand

Look beyond self-sufficiency, India should exploit increasing Zirconium demand

nuclear asia
The nuclear power sector has demonstrated a resurgence owing to more and more Asian countries opting for it.
France's EDF, GE Power to co-build reactors for Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant

France’s EDF, GE Power to co-build reactors for Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant

PTI
French utility EDF and GE will jointly build six reactors for the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant in Maharashtra, the two firms said today.
Over 43% of electricity needs met through renewable energy in India: Infosys

Over 43% of electricity needs met through renewable energy in India: Infosys

PTI
Infosys, India’s second largest software services firm, saw over 43 per cent of its electricity requirements being met through renewable energy sources during 2017-18, a report today said.