The much anticipated multi-billion dollar deal with the Toshiba-owned Westinghouse to construct 6 nuclear power units in India will have some clarity once the company closes its bankruptcy claim filed under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code and this is going to happen sometime in 2018.
The Bangladesh Navy has been roped in to dredge the 110 km-long river route from Chittagong-Mongla-Pakshi, via Chandpur-Mawa-Gualanda to the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) to make it deep enough for ferrying heavy equipment for the plant.
In popular imagination the power contained in the nucleus can only be utilized to generate energy.
Bangladesh’s nuclear energy programme will reach a significant landmark as the first concrete will be poured by mid-November for the country’s first nuclear power plant at Rooppur.
Bangladesh Institute for Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) successfully completed trials of a new short-duration rice variety developed with the help of nuclear technologies.
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.
France’s President Emmanuel Macron will visit India from December 8 to 10 and discuss various issues including renewables and nuclear power, France’s Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler said on Wednesday.