Government gives administrative and financial approval to 10 indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors

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The Government has accorded administrative approval and financial sanction for construction of 10 indigenous 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) in fleet mode.
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to restart generation

Three Kudankulam children to participate in international art camp in Russia

IANS
Three children whose parents work in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) have been selected to participate in ‘Nuclear Kids’ international programme in Russia, said Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom on Tuesday.

Russia offers third-gen reactors for new nuclear plant in India

IANS
Russia has offered India the latest “Generation 3-plus” nuclear reactor – the VVER-120- powered by advanced fuel, to be set up at a yet-to-be designated site in parallel to the ongoing 6,000 MW Kudankulam project in Tamil Nadu.

Bangladesh is on the right track with the construction of the nuclear power plant: IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano

Energy Bangla
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Secretary General Yukiya Amano has expressed satisfaction over the safety standards of Bangladesh’s maiden nuclear power project in Pabna’s Rooppur.

India can integrate 175 gigawatts of renewable energy into the electricity grid: Study

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Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy, Shri Piyush Goyal released the first part of the study “Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electricity Grid” at an event organised here today.

India, US to look into trade, nuclear power relations

IANS
The United States and India plan to undertake a comprehensive review of trade relations to expedite regulatory processes and increase market access in areas such as agriculture, information technology, and manufactured goods and services, according to a joint statement.
Canadian delegation discusses uranium and nuclear energy collaboration with Dr Jitendra Singh

India should aim to get 40% electricity from nuclear power

IANS
Indigenous manufacturing of major components and ensuring a strong participation from the domestic industry are the major challenges before the Indian nuclear power programme now, says former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chief M R Srinivasan.

India and Russia signed an agreement on the third stage of Kudankulam nuclear power plant construction

PTI/NUCLEARPOWER.ASIA
India and Russia on Thursday concluded a much-awaited pact for setting up the last two units of the Kundankulam nuclear power plant with Moscow’s help in Tamil Nadu after overcoming initial hurdles to finalise the strategic deal.

Bangladesh approved the draft of an agreement with Russia on spent nuclear fuel

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The Cabinet approved the draft of an agreement titled ‘Agreement between the Russian Federation and Bangladesh on Cooperation Concerning Return of Spent Nuclear Fuel from Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant to the Russian Federation’.

Russia to engage India in Rooppur NPP construction in Bangladesh

Sputnik
Russia’s state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom plans to engage Indian experts in the construction of the first Bangladeshi nuclear power plant (NPP) Rooppur, the company’s CEO Alexey Likhachev told Sputnik on the sidelines of the St.

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