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.
Another breakthrough made in fusion research – the W7-X stellarator

BARC working out cost of research reactor for medical isotopes

IANS
The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is in the process of arriving at the cost of nuclear reactor for making medical isotopes under the public-private partnership (PPP) to estimate the investment required, according to K.
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.
Danish firm plans floating nuclear reactors to supply power to nations, targets Southeast Asia

Danish firm plans floating nuclear reactors to supply power to nations, targets Southeast Asia

Nuclear Asia
In an announcement made earlier this month, Danish nuclear energy firm Seaborg said that it has passed a necessary feasibility test allowing it to construct small nuclear reactors on ships that would directly supply electricity to power grids.

Bangladesh to overhaul railway lines for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

NUCLEAR ASIA
Bangladesh is undertaking a project to lay a new railway line and is modernizing the rail line between Ishwardi and its first nuclear power plant that is under construction at Rooppur in Pabna district.
IAEA’s nuclear energy events in lead up to Pre-COP26 meet on climate change

Uzbekistan a key partner in India’s efforts to build strategic uranium reserve

Nuclear Asia
Endowed with one of the richest uranium reserves in the world, Uzbekistan, the most populous country in Central Asia, is a key partner for India in the latter’s efforts to develop a strategic reserve of nuclear fuel for ensuring long-term energy security.
Considerations for safer and less costly nuclear energy

India has defaulted in cash contribution to ITER: Director General

Nuclear Asia
The machine assembly of the “tokamak” (derived from the Russian words for the “toroidal magnetic confinement” facility invented in Russia) nuclear fusion reactor ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor), or the world’s largest nuclear fusion project, started in Cadarache, France, in the last week of July.
Road from village to city – Ishwardi riding on success of Rooppur Nuclear Plant

India’s Heavy Water Board’s solvent extraction plant coming up

IANS
Construction of the Heavy Water Board’s (HWB) Rs 150 crore solvent extraction plant in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi will begin soon after regulatory approvals, said a top official.

IAEA holds its first international conference on nuclear law 

Nuclear Asia
The world’s leading experts on nuclear law gathered in Vienna to take part in the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) First International Conference on Nuclear Law: The Global Debate held during April 25-29, 2022.
Coal power plants in India flouting emission control norms

Thermal power to stay main energy source despite renewable push in India

IANS
Even as the government continues its push for renewables, coal-fired power is expected to remain the main source of energy for the next decade or so, Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R.