India`s decision to opt for renewables is extraordinary and positive: Head of the UN Environment Programme
Changes to opt for renewables taking place in India and China are extraordinary and extremely positive, said Erik Solheim, Head of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
Coal – killer investment without a future, responsible for over 80 000 premature deaths across India every year: Expert
Analysis included in the research by The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change, the collaboration behind the research, shows air pollution from coal plants is responsible for over 80,000 premature deaths across India each year.
Experts raise concern over ‘Energiewende’ failure in Germany; Bangladesh, India need to draw their lessons right
For long the developing countries have been learning from the Germany’s ‘Energiewende’ (literally translating to Energy Transition) programme, which entailed dismantling its 19 nuclear power stations by 2022 and replace it with other renewable energy sources.
Russia and Bangladesh have joined hands to implement Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. Now, Russian Universities are awaiting Bangladeshi students who will be studying various subjects related to nuclear energy.
Bangladesh and Belarus opting for nuclear power have much to learn from each other, says Belarus’ Minister of Energy Vladimir Potupchik in an interview to Nuclear Asia on the sidelines of the ongoing 22nd Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum and Energy Expo.
Science, technology and society are not passive partners; they constitute a dynamically interactive triad influencing each other significantly.
Professor & Head of Nuclear Medicine Department of India’s premier institutions All India Institute Of Medical Science (AIIMS) CS Bal spoke to the Nuclear Asia about the progress of nuclear medicine in India and the challenges like shortage of manpower that contains the field from attaining its full potential.
Nuclear Energy Programme is imperative for the execution of the ambitious plans of the Indian Government for the country’s economy.
Nowadays each country interested in using nuclear power, makes the decision to build its first nuclear power plant taking into account numerous factors.
Despite being an attractive option to meet the increasing power demand in India, it has two major impediments to it – nuclear fuel and skilled manpower.