India and France have concluded the Industrial Way Forward Agreement between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and French energy giant EDF taking the 2008 Agreement on the Development of Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy forward on the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant in Maharashtra.
As its partnership with the United States under Trump administration is undergoing strain, India signed an agreement with its age old friend, Russia to further cooperation in the nuclear field.
So far the floating nuclear reactors in the world have been used for propulsion in the aircraft carrier, nuclear-powered submarine or in ice-breakers.
In a bid to tab the commercial potential of the Arctic Ocean, Russia recently launched a nuclear powered ice-breaker.
The steam generator for the third unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu is three months away from completion at the Atomenergomash factory around three hours drive from here, according to its Director, Maksim Jidkov.
Aiming to provide cheap and reliable power supply to its people, Bangladesh needs an investment of about USD 35 billion by 2041.
After remaining under renovation and modernisation for two years, the Kakrapur Nuclear Power Station’s Unit 2 attained ‘criticality’ in September this year.
Bangladesh has modified and approved the terms and conditions for taking consultancy services from India for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
The Indian Government has informed the Parliament that cyber-security has been further strengthened following the detection of malware in one of the administrative computers at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.
In an ambitious project, the Bangladesh Government is building infrastructure for transmitting power that will be produced at the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.