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Policy mindset moving away from large-scale in favour of small modular reactors

Policy mindset moving away from large-scale in favour of small modular reactors

Nuclear Asia
As the Covid-hit world steps into 2021, while the pandemic has been raging for nine previous months, the nuclear industry is displaying a change in mindset in favour of small modular reactors (SMRs) for the production of clean and reliable energy to help combat the urgent threat climate change.
India's first indigenously built 700 MW reactor connected to grid

Unit 1 of first nuclear plant in Belarus starts operating at 100% capacity

Nuclear Asia
Unit 1 of Belarus’ first nuclear power plant, being built with the assistance of the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, reached nominal capacity for the first time earlier this month, that is, started operating at 100 percent capacity during the pilot operation, according to an official statement.
Rosenergoatom was Russia's top power generator in 2020, Rosatom commissions largest wind farm

Rosenergoatom was Russia’s top power generator in 2020, Rosatom commissions largest wind farm

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s electric power division Rosenergoatom has announced it was Russia’s largest power generating company last year that also marked the 75th anniversary of the Russian nuclear industry.
India's first indigenously built 700 MW reactor connected to grid

India’s first indigenously built 700 MW reactor connected to grid

Nuclear Asia
India’s first fully indigenously built 700 MW pressurised heavy water reactor (PHWR) was synchronised with the grid at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP) in Gujarat state earlier this week, according to an announcement by a senior official.
India's first indigenously built 700 MW reactor connected to grid

2020: A year of challenge and achievement for Indian nuclear sector

IANS
he year 2020 was a challenging year for the Indian atomic sector due to the Covid-19 pandemic.