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.
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.
Kaiga Nuclear Power Plant sets new record for continuous operation in India

Kaiga Nuclear Power Plant sets new record for continuous operation in India

IANS
India’s atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) on Monday said its first 220 MW unit at Kaiga in Karnataka has set a new record of operating for 766 days continuously.
Bangladesh allocates USD 2.71 bn for power sector for fiscal year 2018-19

Bangladesh allocates USD 2.71 bn for power sector for fiscal year 2018-19

energybangla.com / Nuclear Asia
In line with its priority to overhaul the power sector in the country, the Bangladesh Government has proposed an allocation of Taka 24,921 crore (USD 2.
Russia To Supply Advanced Safe Fuel For Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Russia To Supply Advanced Safe Fuel For Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

IANS
New, more advanced and safe fuel will be reloaded into the two running reactors of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) and also into the subsequent units being built in Tamil Nadu with the technical assistance of the Russian national atomic power corporation Rosatom, according to a senior company official.
Indo-Russian technical training centre at Ranchi starts work

Indo-Russian technical training centre at Ranchi starts work

IANS
Training in heavy engineering began on Wednesday at the Common Engineering Facility Centre set up jointly by Atomenergomash, the machine-building division of Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, and India’s state-run Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC), a official release here.

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