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India elected new external auditor of the IAEA

India elected new external auditor of the IAEA

Nuclear Asia
India has been elected as the external auditor to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for a period of six years from 2022 to 2027 after winning the ballot in the voting for the post held during the recently held 65th annual general conference of the United Nations (UN) nuclear regulator.
Rosatom to build plant for making lithium-ion cells, energy storage systems

Rosatom to build plant for making lithium-ion cells, energy storage systems

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s integrator company for the energy storage business, Renera, which is a subsidiary of Rosatom’s fuel arm TVEL, announced earlier this month that it will build its 3-gigawatt (GWh) lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility in the country’s Kaliningrad region.
Westinghouse Electric in talks to build 6 nuclear reactors in India

Unit 2 of Arab world’s first nuclear plant located in UAE connected to grid

Nuclear Asia
The second unit of the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was successfully connected to the national power grid earlier this month, two weeks after the start-up of the reactor was completed, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced.
World’s first high temperature gas-cooled reactor starts up in China

World’s first high temperature gas-cooled reactor starts up in China

Nuclear Asia
State-run power generator China Huaneng Group (CHGC) announced earlier this week that the company has started up its high-temperature gas-cooled HTR-PM small modular reactor (SMR) at the Shidao Bay nuclear power plant in northeast China’s Shandong province.
Rosatom gets regulator license to build land-based small modular reactors

BHEL wins its biggest order to build turbine islands for 6 reactors in India

Nuclear Asia
India’s state-run electrical equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) announced earlier this month that it has won its largest ever order from the government-owned operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for the construction of turbine islands for six reactor units of 700 MW each in the country.
Steam generators shipped for Unit 2 of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

Steam generators shipped for Unit 2 of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s machine building division Atomenergomash subsidiary, Atommash, has started the shipment of steam generators for the second reactor of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) at Akkuyu, being constructed with the assistance of Rosatom.