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.
Experts call for more nuclear research facilities in Bangladesh as construction begins on Rooppur N-plant

Russia to boost nuclear energy coop with Bangladesh

Nuclear Asia
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has met with Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s Director General Alexey Likhachev during the latter’s recent visit to the South Asian nation, when a package of documents was also signed to expand Bangladesh-Russia cooperation in nuclear energy.

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.

”India to embrace mixed energy basket, with continued coal usage”

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said that India will target to have a mixed energy basket with both renewable and non-renewable sources of energy.
Russia, Bangladesh start work on Unit 2 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Russia to take back nuke waste, to assist Bangladesh post-warranty period

Nuclear Asia
Russia will take back the nuclear waste to be produced during the operation of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP).

China’s nuclear power output jumps 18% year on year

World Nuclear News
Its nuclear generating capacity increased by 9.1% year on year, from 44.64 GWe to 48.74 GWe, which followed an 18% increase in capacity between 2017 and 2018.

Finnish firm launches SMR district heating project

World Nuclear News
VTT Technical Research Centre in Finland has today announced the launch of a project to develop a small modular reactor for district heating.

New renewable device generates electricity ”out of thin air”

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.

Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant makes rapid progress in Bangladesh

Manufacture of the first body parts of hydro accumulators for passive core flooding system intended for Unit 2 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) has been completed, according to a release received here today.
Molybdenum mining in India stuck owing to policy issues

440-MW of Nuclear power plants in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka soon

A total of 440-megawatt (MW) of Nuclear Power generation is expected to begin in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka between November 27 and December 1 this year, as per Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO).