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Another nuclear plant needed for greater localisation: DG Rosatom

NEA launches landmark report on cutting costs in nuclear construction

Nuclear Asia
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forcing a global lockdown and severe setback to economic activity worldwide, a landmark report on civilian nuclear energy was released earlier this month on how to reduce the costs of building large new plants, which has become the major hurdle in the development of this clean energy source.
World's only floating nuclear plant supplies heat to Pevek city

World’s only floating nuclear plant supplies heat to Pevek city

Nuclear Asia
The world’s only floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) currently – Akademik Lomonosov – built by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has supplied heat for the first time to an urban centre, although it has been producing electricity for over a month, according to the company.
Over 97% CO2 emissions from space heating in Himalayas attributed to households

Over 97% CO2 emissions from space heating in Himalayas attributed to households

IANS
Over 78 per cent of the total emissions in the Indian Himalayan region are from space heating in residential dwellings in rural areas, with 71.
Russia to build four new nuclear reactors

Russia to build four new nuclear reactors

Nuclear Asia
Preparations are currently underway to build four new additional nuclear power reactors in the Leningrad and Smolensk regions of Russia, the state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced.
How far away are we from commercial fusion energy?

L&T installs Cryostat base in world’s largest N-fusion project

IANS
Indian engineering multinational Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) on Tuesday said the 1,250 ton Cryostat base, the largest section of the world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor, was successfully lifted and placed into a reactor building in France.