India’s energy consumption, already the third-highest in the world, is likely to grow at more than four per cent annually and will nearly triple to 607 million metric tonnes by 2040, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said in Abu Dhabi.
Undoing the geographical constraint of its north-eastern states that followed partition, India is seeking a corridor through Bangladesh for transmission of power from its eastern states to its western states.
The first 1,000 MW atomic power unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is expected to be synchronised to the southern grid on Nov 14, said an official.
The 220 MW atomic power reactor in Unit 1 at Kaiga in Karnataka set a world record among Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) by running continuously for 895 days, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has said.
India and Russia on Friday signed a document for cooperation on a new nuclear power project in India with the latest VVER-1200 type reactors powered by advanced fuel.
Rosatom, the Russian atomic energy corporation, on Saturday said its machine building division Atomenergomash has shipped out equipment for Unit 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP).
The Rajasthan Atomic Power Station Unit 3 (RAPS-3) has set a new record of continuous 766 days of operations on Wednesday, breaking the earlier record of the RAPS-5 of 765 days of non-stop operations in 2014, an official said here.
As its partnership with the United States under Trump administration is undergoing strain, India signed an agreement with its age old friend, Russia to further cooperation in the nuclear field.
The state-owned North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL), founded in 2007 as a generation entity for the country’s north-western region, has planned to generate 10,000 MW of electricity by 2030.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of Bangladesh on Monday signed agreements for $350 million in loan and $7.