Atoms are well known for their destructive power, but many strides are being taken in the field of harnessing its power for the health sector to save lives.
The nuclear power sector in India is picking up speed but it is still far from replacing coal as the major source of power.
Big gap in nuclear science and technology education in India – Prashant Rawat of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
India has an installed nuclear power capacity of 6,780 MW from 22 operational plants, and another 6,700 MW is expected to be generated by 2021-22 through projects under construction.
Light water reactors are more suited for India, says Shivaramu of University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
Nuclear technology in a common person’s understanding is synonymous with nuclear power generation.
Kudankulam is India’s most powerful nuclear power plant located in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.
Electricity, Industry and Development are complementary to each other and imperative for a country’s economic growth.
In the face of uncertain future of climate change accord, nuclear energy is an important component of India’s overall energy matrix.
Agriculture, forming a whopping 55 percent of Bangladesh’s Gross Domestic Product, is an important sector for the country’s economy.
For long a pariah in the global nuclear technology market, Indian policymakers are pleasantly discovering how the boot is on the other foot as they are furiously courted by foreign firms themselves facing financial ruin.
Head of Amity Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology, Dr. Alpana Goel speaks with Nuclear Asia about education in the field of nuclear engineering and why nuclear power is one of the best sustainable alternative to traditional energy.