The first of the 10 indigenous Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) planned in India at Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojana (GHAVP) is expected to have its first concrete pour soon.
So far the floating nuclear reactors in the world have been used for propulsion in the aircraft carrier, nuclear-powered submarine or in ice-breakers.
For the first time since the Tsunami hit Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in 2011 and created panic in the world about nuclear power, the prospect ot nuclear power generation have shown an upward trend.
Sosnovy Bor derives its name from the pine forest around it. The youngest city in the Leningrad region and located about 80 km from the city of St Petersburg, Sosnovy Bor is a Nuclear City as it is home to Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s renewed pitch to the United Nations Secretary General to get a seat on the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) table has underlined India’s need to harness the atomic power to counter climate change and walk towards sustainable development.
Sosnovy Bor (Russia): Twenty professional Anglers gathered for an International Fishing Tournament in Sosnovy Bor.
Commercial production of nuclear energy in the world has completed 65 years. For India the share of nuclear in the total energy matrix has remained around 3 per cent.
Bangladesh has not only embraced nuclear power but also other peaceful nuclear technologies especially in the field of agriculture.
The French Government, after having decided to reduce the share of nuclear energy in the total energy mix of the country, has ordered for the restructuring of Electricite de France (EDF).
Bangladesh is seeking to cope with climate change by employing nuclear technology not only for power generation but also for protecting its agriculture against flood and salinity.