The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based port operator DP World announced last week that it has tied up with Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom to develop the Northern Transit Corridor as a viable and sustainable route between Asia and Europe.
India has achieved its target of nuclear power generation for the first quarter (April-June) of the current financial year 2021-22, the nation’s Parliament was informed earlier this week.
Japanese energy major Toshiba announced last month that it has completed the manufacture of the first of four toroidal field coils it is supplying to the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), or the world’s largest nuclear fusion project, currently being assembled at Cadarache in France.
The first of six superconducting magnet modules for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) central solenoid left the General Atomics facility in the US earlier this month for the ITER site in France, according to an ITER (also signifies “The Way” in Latin) statement.
Unit 1 of the first nuclear power plant (NPP) in Belarus has started commercial operations following the formal handing over of the unit to the Belarusian authorities by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, according to an official statement last week.
Nuclear fusion can become a promising option to replace fossil fuels as the world’s primary energy source and could have an important role to play in addressing climate change was the overwhelming consensus among participants at the recently concluded International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference on fusion energy research.
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom subsidiary, the TVEL Fuel Company, has started construction of a 300 MW nuclear power unit equipped with the BREST-OD-300 fast neutron reactor being constructed at the Siberian Chemical Combine in Seversk, Russia, TVEL has announced.
The ground-breaking ceremony for the largest China-Russia nuclear energy cooperation project to date was held last month.
In yet another demonstration of the benefits of nuclear technology, an international project was launched in South Africa earlier this month that aims to drastically reduce the scourge of rhinoceros poaching by introducing radioisotopes into the horn of rhinos.