Over 97% CO2 emissions from space heating in Himalayas attributed to households

Over 97% CO2 emissions from space heating in Himalayas attributed to households

IANS
Over 78 per cent of the total emissions in the Indian Himalayan region are from space heating in residential dwellings in rural areas, with 71.

License for 2nd unit of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant by June end

NUCLEAR ASIA
The license for the construction of the second unit of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) is likely to come through by the end of June.
Russian firm gets Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant's supervision job

In A Big Paradigm Policy Shift, PMO Mulling To Open Foreign Investment In Nuclear Energy Sector

IANS
In a major bid to make India a global player in nuclear power sector, the Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi led government is contemplating to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the nuclear power area.
Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant construction to begin after Flamanville starts operation

Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant construction to begin after Flamanville starts operation

NUCLEAR ASIA
The Government of India has made it clear that the work on the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant in Maharashtra will begin once the Flamanville-3 in France is fully operationalized.

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.
Bangladesh is planning to import solar power from India

Bangladesh to import solar power from India: PM’s adviser

NUCLEAR ASIA / ENERGY BANGLA
Bangladesh is planning to import solar power from India taking advantage of the time zone between the two countries.
India ready to take lead on climate action: Sushma Swaraj

India ready to take lead on climate action: Sushma Swaraj

IANS
India has declared that as a firm believer in multilateralism, it was ready to take the lead on climate action.
Criticality of Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor pushed back further

Criticality of Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor pushed back further

NUCLEAR ASIA
The missing link to India’s quest for a closed nuclear fuel cycle, the home-grown prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR), is now expected to gain criticality next year.
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Physicist A.K. Mohanty is BARC chief

IANS
Distinguished physicist and scientist Ajit Kumar Mohanty was appointed the new Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) on Tuesday.
Bangladesh to add 1000 MW electricity to national grid

India will ‘overachieve’ Paris commitments: Experts

IANS
At a time when there is a call for all countries to do more to fight climate change, India is telling the world at the ongoing UN climate negotiations, COP24, that it is in a position to comfortably overachieve its Paris climate change commitments, and will do more.

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