India – a potential South Asian hub for nuclear energy

Ritu Sharma
In the face of uncertain future of climate change accord, nuclear energy is an important component of India’s overall energy matrix.

Russia can be ‘Make in India’ partner in nuclear sphere: R Rajaraman

TASS/NUCLEARPOWER.ASIA
As India and Russia inked the much awaited agreement on the last two units of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, nuclear energy experts feel that the cooperation can be furthered by Moscow becoming part of ‘Make In India’ in the nuclear energy field.

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.

Nuclear technology ushers in agriculture revolution in Bangladesh

Rafiqul Bashar
Agriculture, forming a whopping 55 percent of Bangladesh’s Gross Domestic Product, is an important sector for the country’s economy.
CAG faults NPCIL for cost overruns on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Plan transmission corridors with nuclear plant: R K Pandey

Shambhudeep Hore
The BJP-led Indian government has been keen on augmenting its nuclear power generation capability but the director of the national apex body for Training and Human Resources Development in power sector says lack of transmission infrastructure is the biggest impediment on this road.