Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant getting rail linked with Ishwardi

Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant getting rail linked with Ishwardi

UNB
Bangladesh Railway on Tuesday signed an agreement with an Indo-Bangla joint venture company to construct a dual-gauge railway line between Pabna’s Ishwardi and Rooppur power plant, the country’s first nuclear plant.
Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant construction to begin after Flamanville starts operation

Solar energy cost to fall to Rs 1.9 per unit by 2030 in India: TERI study

IANS
The cost of generating solar energy in India is set to fall to as low as Rs 1.9 per unit by 2030 with technological advancements increasing efficiency, a joint study by TERI and Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) revealed on Wednesday.

Need to make nuclear power cost effective, say nuclear scientists

Nuclear Asia
Indian Nuclear scientists and policy maker on Friday called for nuclear power more cost effective to make it more competitive vis-a-vis other renewable resources.

IAEA announces support for COVID-19 effort

World Nuclear News
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will provide diagnostic kits, equipment and training in nuclear-derived detection techniques to countries asking for assistance in tackling the worldwide spread of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19.
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre develops two new rice varieties

Russia’s nuclear project work worldwide has not been hit by COVID: Rosatom DG

Nuclear Asia
Addressing an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) meeting, the Russian state nuclear energy corporation Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev said that the nuclear industry in Russia had also been faced with challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and “have passed this test successfully”.
India's much delayed fast breeder reactor costs exceed budget, likely completion in October 2022

India’s much delayed fast breeder reactor costs exceed budget, likely completion in October 2022

Nuclear Asia
The expenditure till date on India’s much delayed first pressurised fast breeder reactor (PFBR), being set up at the Madras Atomic Power Station at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu state, has already exceeded the budgeted estimate by over Rs 500 crore (around $69 million), according to the country’s Atomic Energy Minister Jitendra Singh.

Russian-built world’s first nuclear power plant reaches port, will start operations soon

Ritu Sharma
World’s first floating nuclear power reactor built by Russia has been brought to the port in Pevek, Chukotka (in Russia’s far east) where it will be connected to the grid and start operation by the end of the year.

Indian Parliament takes stock of country’s civilian nuclear power capacity

Nuclear Asia
As the Indian Parliament began its first session in 2021, it was time for stock taking, including of the nuclear sector.

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.
India-Bangladesh Nuclear Cooperation

World’s largest fusion experiment empowers Indian manufacturing

IANS
The upcoming plasma-based world’s largest reactor that aims to demonstrate that it is possible to produce commercial electricity from clean energy source fusion is empowering industry globally, including Indian manufacturing.

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