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.
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.
The central government on Wednesday told the Lok Sabha that it has no plan to allow non-governmental/private sector into nuclear power generation.
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.
The global investments in renewable energy have been stuck at one third of the cumulative global energy investments and it needs to grow by 250 per cent to meet the sustainability goals.
Infosys, India’s second largest software services firm, saw over 43 per cent of its electricity requirements being met through renewable energy sources during 2017-18, a report today said.