New IAEA Chief to be elected by January 2019

New IAEA Chief to be elected by January 2019

NUCLEAR ASIA
Two weeks after the death of its director general Yukiya Amano, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Thursday revealed the tinetable for the election of new director general.
India-Bangladesh Nuclear Cooperation

World’s largest fusion experiment empowers Indian manufacturing

IANS
The upcoming plasma-based world’s largest reactor that aims to demonstrate that it is possible to produce commercial electricity from clean energy source fusion is empowering industry globally, including Indian manufacturing.
Coal power plants in India flouting emission control norms

Thermal power to stay main energy source despite renewable push in India

IANS
Even as the government continues its push for renewables, coal-fired power is expected to remain the main source of energy for the next decade or so, Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R.
The World's Largest Fusion Plant built with India participation reaches halfway point

Indian traditions followed religiously in ITER project

IANS
The upcoming $25 billion plasma-based fusion reactor ITER, to which India is one of the partner nations, religiously follows Indian traditions and rituals too.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with French President Emmanuel Macron. (Photo: Twitter/@PMOIndia)

Question mark on fate of Jaitapur Nuclear Power as France orders technology audit

IANS
An independent audit has been ordered into the entire European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) project under implementation at Flamanville nuclear power plant, French Finance and Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said.
India-Bangladesh Nuclear Cooperation

India produces world’s largest cryostat

IANS
India on Tuesday achieved a key milestone towards realising full fusion power by manufacturing the world’s largest high-vacuum pressure chamber — crucial cryostat — that is now ready for installation in the $25 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) in southern France.

India’s crucial contribution in ITER hope for energy freedom

IANS
The upcoming $25 billion plasma-based fusion reactor ITER, in which India is a partner, is the hope to energy freedom and also a solution to the world that is gripped with a threat to survival primarily by the use of fossil energy and fast depleting conventional energy resources.
World urged to step up climate action ahead of 2020

Thorium reactors will be a reality in few years, research continues

NUCLEAR ASIA
Even as India is awaiting its Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor at Kalpakkam to achieve criticality, it is undertaking research and development work on a wider scale to develop technologies for the third stage of its nuclear power programme – that is to develop Thorium-fuelled Advanced Heavy Water Reactors (AHWRs).
Bangladesh, India inaugurate oil pipeline, railway projects

India plan’s to deal with nuclear waste, opts for closed fuel cycle

NUCLEAR ASIA
The Indian Government has rolled out an ambitious plan of increasing the share of nuclear energy in the country’s energy matrix.
Solar rooftop installations to fall short of 2022 target in India: Developers

Shore up renewable energy investments to meet sustainability goals: IEA Report

NUCLEAR ASIA
The global investments in renewable energy have been stuck at one third of the cumulative global energy investments and it needs to grow by 250 per cent to meet the sustainability goals.

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