Belarus open to cooperation with Bangladesh in nuclear power field

Power supply section installed for Belarus NPP unit 2

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced that the first 10 kV power supply section was connected on March 31 to the second unit of the Belarus nuclear power plant (NPP) being built by the company in Ostravets.
Equipment for two new nuclear power plants arriving at Kudankulam from Russia

Supply of key equipment for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant completed

Nuclear Asia Desk
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Russia in the beginning of September the Unit-3 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant being made under Indo-Russian cooperation got closer towards operationalization with the delivery of all key equipment being completed.
Coal power plants in India flouting emission control norms

Vacuum pressure impregnation completed of ITER’s poloidal field coil PF1

Nuclear Asia
The smallest poloidal field magnet —PF1— of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), or the world’s largest nuclear fusion project currently being assembled at Cadarache, France, has successfully undergone vacuum pressure resin impregnation at the Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard in St.
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.
Coronavirus and the importance of clean nuclear energy

Resurgence in chemical, bioterrorism big concern post COVID-19: Study

IANS
The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have a mixed impact on terrorism globally in the short-term, according to researchers who stress that lockdown measures will tend to inhibit attacks but terrorist propaganda calling for attacks (while authorities are distracted) will incite some incidents.
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: Supreme Court extends deadline to set up waste tank

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: Supreme Court extends deadline to set up spent fuel facility

IANS
The Supreme Court on Monday extended, till 2022, the time for creating away-from-reactor (AFR) facilities to store the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant’s spent fuel, currently kept within the plant.
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.
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in India safe from Fukushima-like disaster

Kudankulam NPP unit 2 reconnected to power grid

Nuclear Asia
The second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in India’s Tamil Nadu state has been reconnected back to the grid, Russian state-run atomic power corporation Rosatom, the equipment suppliers and technical consultants of the KNPP said in a statement.

New renewable device generates electricity ”out of thin air”

IANS
Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the US have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from moisture in the air.
Nuclear Power to play important role in Bangladesh’s economy: Science & Technology Secretary

Heavy Water Board to supply heavy water in India for non-nuclear use

IANS
India’s Heavy Water Board (HWD) plans to supply heavy water to Indian companies to produce deuterated compounds within the country, said a top official.

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