BARC working out cost of research reactor for medical isotopes

BARC working out cost of research reactor for medical isotopes

IANS
The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is in the process of arriving at the cost of nuclear reactor for making medical isotopes under the public-private partnership (PPP) to estimate the investment required, according to K.
Heavy Engineering Corporation to begin Rs 1,240cr turnaround plan

ITER reactor, a promise of peace, moment in history: Macron

IANS
A ceremony to celebrate the official beginning of plasma-based fusion reactor ITER’s assembly was held in southern France on Tuesday with President Emmanuel Macron saying it is a promise of peace and a particular moment in history.
India's own 700 MW reactor goes critical at Kakrapar

India’s own 700 MW reactor goes critical at Kakrapar

IANS
India’s own and first 700 MW pressurised heavy water reactor (PHWR) at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP) in Gujarat on Wednesday achieved its first criticality, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) said.
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.
Post-Covid economic recovery to be driven by renewables: UN report

Post-Covid economic recovery to be driven by renewables: UN report

As Covid-19 hits the fossil fuel industry, a new UN report on Wednesday showed renewable energy is more cost-effective than ever — providing an opportunity to prioritise clean energy in economic recovery packages and bring the world closer to meeting the Paris Climate Agreement goals.

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