Jafar Sadique appointed as chairman of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission

Jafar Sadique appointed as chairman of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission

NEW AGE
Jafar Sadique took over the charge as the 22nd chairman of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission on February 03, said a press release on Thursday.

Punjab and Uttarakhand to have nuclear power plants

PTI
The government plans to set up nuclear power plants in north India, including one each in Uttarakhand and Punjab, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
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 to restart generation

Tamil Nadu wants entire power from Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Units 3,4

PTI
Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister P Thangamani demanded to allot the 2,000MW of power that would be generated from units 3 and 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) to the state.
India to meet Uranium demand through mining, import

India to meet Uranium demand through mining, import

NUCLEAR ASIA
The Indian Government is looking at both boosting nuclear energy in india through the indigenous production of Uranium and its import to keep up the operation of nuclear reactors at their rated power.
45 power plants with 13,813 MW capacity are under construction in Bangladesh

Kalpakkam home for reactors powered by different fuels: R. Chidambaram

IANS
Tamil Nadu’s small coastal town Kalpakkam has the unique distinction of being the home for reactors fueled by three different fissile isotopes, renowned nuclear scientist R.
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.
HCC wins $110 mn order for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

HCC wins $110 mn order for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

IANS
Hindustan Construction Corporation (HCC) on Wednesday announced that its joint venture (JV) with with MAX Group of Bangladesh has won a $110 million (Rs 737 crore) contract from Russia for the construction of the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.
India's transition to low carbon economy still short: Report

Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor delays throws spanner in India’s thorium energy plans

Ritu Sharma
The indigenously designed and manufactured Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR), the crucial link towards India’s aim to harness thorium’s atomic power, continues to miss its deadline to achieve criticality owing to some “teething” problems.
Rosatom ships steam generator for Kudankulam nuclear power plant

Rosatom ships steam generator for Kudankulam nuclear power plant

IANS
Russia’s integrated nuclear power company, Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, on Friday said it has shipped a steam generator for the upcoming 1,000 MW atomic power plant in Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam.

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