Switch to clean energy could employ 5 million Indians by 2050: Report

IANS
Finland’s Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (LUT) and Delhi-based ‘Climate Trends’ in a new report on Tuesday established how northern India’s energy systems, comprising the world’s largest metropolitan area — Delhi-NCR — can be switched to 100 per cent clean energy by 2050.
Rosatom ships steam generator for Kudankulam nuclear power plant

Rosatom ships steam generator, other equipment for Kudankulam

IANS
Russia’s integrated nuclear power player Rosatom on Tuesday said a ship has set sail with several oversized components like steam generator, trestle crane, main coolant pipeline and other equipment for the third and fourth 1,000 MW nuclear power plants under construction in Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam.
No plan to allow private sector in nuclear power in India

No plan to allow private sector in nuclear power in India

IANS
The central government on Wednesday told the Lok Sabha that it has no plan to allow non-governmental/private sector into nuclear power generation.
Considerations for safer and less costly nuclear energy

India has defaulted in cash contribution to ITER: Director General

Nuclear Asia
The machine assembly of the “tokamak” (derived from the Russian words for the “toroidal magnetic confinement” facility invented in Russia) nuclear fusion reactor ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor), or the world’s largest nuclear fusion project, started in Cadarache, France, in the last week of July.
Water terminal ready to receive equipment for construction of Bangladesh's first nuclear plant

Water terminal ready to receive equipment for construction of Bangladesh’s first nuclear plant

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced that the freight water terminal that would receive equipment for Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) being constructed at Rooppur on the east bank of the Padma river became fully operational in the last week of August.
Reactor vessel, steam generator shipment despatched for Bangladesh's first nuclear plant

Reactor vessel, steam generator shipment despatched for Bangladesh’s first nuclear plant

Nuclear Asia
The first reactor vessel and steam generator for Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant (NPP), being constructed at Rooppur, have been shipped out from Russia in late August, the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, who are the equipment suppliers and technical consultants for the project, has announced.
Narora joins select club of Indian nuclear power plants

Narora joins select club of Indian nuclear power plants with two years of continuous operation

IANS
The second 220 MW unit at the Narora Atomic Power Station (NAPS) in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday completed 731 days of continuous safe operation, India’s atomic power plant operator NPCIL said on Tuesday.
India supplying non-critical equipment for Roopur Nuclear Power Plant: Shafiqul Islam

Russian nuclear industry’s 75th anniversary celebrations launched

Nuclear Asia
Celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of Russia’s nuclear industry kicked off on August 20 with various events dedicated the history of the industry and to honour veterans, as well as by unveiling of monuments and memorial plaques to commemorate famous Soviet atomic scientists.

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