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.
Political hurdles and competition from renewables pose big challenge to the growth of nuclear power across the world.
Forced by global nuclear sanctions and hunger for clean energy, India had embarked on a three-stage nuclear energy programme that would eventually help it to exploit its vast reserves of thorium.
The worldwide nuclear power generation has registered a growth pattern overcoming the anxiety caused by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in March 2011, the 2017 World Nuclear Performance Report said while portraying an optimistic scenario for the growth of nuclear power across the globe.
As Bangladesh is going to step into the “middle income” country group, it is going to have another milestone under its belt – installation of its maiden nuclear power plant at Rooppur, Pabna.
Atoms are well known for their destructive power, but many strides are being taken in the field of harnessing its power for the health sector to save lives.
Kudankulam is India’s most powerful nuclear power plant located in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.
Electricity, Industry and Development are complementary to each other and imperative for a country’s economic growth.
Agriculture, forming a whopping 55 percent of Bangladesh’s Gross Domestic Product, is an important sector for the country’s economy.
The global nuclear industry is going through a virtual meltdown on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.