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.
Renewed hopes for Indian Nuclear Power Project after Westinghouse take over

Westinghouse makes techno-commercial offer on nuclear power plant in India

nuclear asia
Progress in the techno-commercial negotiations between India and the US’ Westinghouse Electric Company on the construction of USD 20 billion six units of AP-1000 nuclear power reactors hinges on the operation of the reference plant of the above design in the US.

World’s first high temperature gas-cooled reactor connected to grid in China

Nuclear Asia
The world’s first land-based small modular reactor (SMR) has been connected to the grid in China earlier this month, the state-run China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has announced.
Westinghouse Electric in talks to build 6 nuclear reactors in India

Westinghouse Electric in talks to build 6 nuclear reactors in India

Nuclear Asia
The Indian government is currently engaged in techno-commercial discussions with the US-based Westinghouse Electric Company to finalise a project proposal for setting up six nuclear power reactors with a capacity of 1208 MW each at Kovvada in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Westinghouse Electric in talks to build 6 nuclear reactors in India

Arab world’s first nuclear plant located in the UAE starts commercial operation

Nuclear Asia
The Arab world’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has started commercial operations.

India to add 7000 MW nuclear power capacity: Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal

PTI
The Centre is looking at doubling the nuclear power generation capacity to about 14,000 MW, Union minister Piyush Goyal said today even as he ruled out its becoming the main source of energy for the country.

Pakistan looks forward to strengthen relations with International Atomic Energy Agency

NUCLEAR ASIA
A slew of measures to strengthen relations between Pakistan and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be explored during the ongoing visit of the agency’s Director General Yukiya Amano.
Wind energy to power the largest container terminals in Azov-Black Sea region

India Rating has stable outlook on wind, solar; negative on thermal

PTI
While maintaining a stable outlook on the solar power sector, domestic rating agency India Rating has revised upwards the outlook on the wind power sector to stable from negative for FY19 but has maintained its negative outlook on the thermal power sector.
Bangladesh to open power transmission sector for private investment

Bangladesh’s power sector needs $35 billion investment

energybangla.com / Nuclear Asia
Aiming to provide cheap and reliable power supply to its people, Bangladesh needs an investment of about USD 35 billion by 2041.
World urged to step up climate action ahead of 2020

Thorium reactors will be a reality in few years, research continues

NUCLEAR ASIA
Even as India is awaiting its Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor at Kalpakkam to achieve criticality, it is undertaking research and development work on a wider scale to develop technologies for the third stage of its nuclear power programme – that is to develop Thorium-fuelled Advanced Heavy Water Reactors (AHWRs).

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