Every 2nd car to be electric one globally in 2050: Study

Every 2nd car to be electric one globally in 2050: Study

IANS
In 2050, every second car on the streets could be electric which would reduce global CO2 emissions by up to 1.
Russia, Bangladesh start work on Unit 2 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Bangladesh Govt approves Nuclear Waste Management Policy

Rafiqul Bashar
Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant’s construction is underway as per the schedule. Besides, training its personnel to operate the plant, the Bangladesh government is putting policy in place to manage nuclear waste.
India to boost radioisotopes production to meet rising demand for nuclear medicine

India to boost radioisotopes production to meet rising demand for nuclear medicine

NUCLEAR ASIA
With number of nuclear medicines departments across the country registering over 100 per cent increase, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has laid out plans to gradually increase the production of therapeutic radio pharmaceuticals used in nuclear medicine for treatment of cancer and diagnosis of thyroid, kidney and heart related diseases.
World urged to step up climate action ahead of 2020

Thorium reactors will be a reality in few years, research continues

NUCLEAR ASIA
Even as India is awaiting its Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor at Kalpakkam to achieve criticality, it is undertaking research and development work on a wider scale to develop technologies for the third stage of its nuclear power programme – that is to develop Thorium-fuelled Advanced Heavy Water Reactors (AHWRs).
Westinghouse Electric in talks to build 6 nuclear reactors in India

Westinghouse Electric in talks to build 6 nuclear reactors in India

Nuclear Asia
The Indian government is currently engaged in techno-commercial discussions with the US-based Westinghouse Electric Company to finalise a project proposal for setting up six nuclear power reactors with a capacity of 1208 MW each at Kovvada in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) secures Rs 736 crore order for nuclear steam generators

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited secures Rs 736 crore order for nuclear steam generators

PTI / NUCLEAR ASIA
State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on Monday said that it has bagged an order worth Rs 736 crore from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for the supply of steam generators to a plant at Gorakhpur in Fatehabad district of Haryana.
India's transition to low carbon economy still short: Report

Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor delays throws spanner in India’s thorium energy plans

Ritu Sharma
The indigenously designed and manufactured Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR), the crucial link towards India’s aim to harness thorium’s atomic power, continues to miss its deadline to achieve criticality owing to some “teething” problems.
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.

DAE working on Small Modular Reactors: KN Vyas

Ritu Sharma
Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is working on design of Small Modular Reactors, however, any commercialisation of technology will take place only when the construction of existing nuclear technology has been completed.

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