Over 97% CO2 emissions from space heating in Himalayas attributed to households

Over 97% CO2 emissions from space heating in Himalayas attributed to households

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Over 78 per cent of the total emissions in the Indian Himalayan region are from space heating in residential dwellings in rural areas, with 71.
Russia to build four new nuclear reactors

Russia to build four new nuclear reactors

Nuclear Asia
Preparations are currently underway to build four new additional nuclear power reactors in the Leningrad and Smolensk regions of Russia, the state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced.
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L&T installs Cryostat base in world’s largest N-fusion project

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Indian engineering multinational Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) on Tuesday said the 1,250 ton Cryostat base, the largest section of the world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor, was successfully lifted and placed into a reactor building in France.
Post-Covid economic recovery to be driven by renewables: UN report

Post-Covid economic recovery to be driven by renewables: UN report

As Covid-19 hits the fossil fuel industry, a new UN report on Wednesday showed renewable energy is more cost-effective than ever — providing an opportunity to prioritise clean energy in economic recovery packages and bring the world closer to meeting the Paris Climate Agreement goals.
Heavy Engineering Corporation to begin Rs 1,240cr turnaround plan

World’s largest carbon-free energy project clears milestones amid pandemic

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The ITER project – a collaboration of 35 nations, comprising India, to prove that fusion power can be produced on a commercial scale and is sustainable — is nearing the start of assembly in France despite the challenging circumstances from the horrid coronavirus, officials announced on Wednesday.
Russia ships nuclear power equipment for units 3,4 at Kudankulam

Russia ships nuclear power equipment for units 3,4 at Kudankulam

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Global nuclear power major Russia’s Rosatom on Friday said the ship with equipment for two 1,000 MW atomic power plants coming up in Tamil Nadu has left the Saint Petersburg port for India.
Work begins on nuclear fuel fabrication-cum-refabrication 'Project Breakthrough'

Work begins on nuclear fuel fabrication-cum-refabrication ‘Project Breakthrough’

Nuclear Asia
Signalling a major breakthrough in the development of nuclear technology, Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced that it has started the installation of equipment at its under construction fuel fabrication-cum-refabrication unit under construction in the Tomsk region of Siberia.
Reactor support truss installed at Unit 2 of Bangladesh's Rooppur NPP

Reactor support truss installed at Unit 2 of Bangladesh’s Rooppur NPP

Nuclear Asia
A truss, or support structure, for the reactor has been installed in the second unit of Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) at Rooppur, Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom said in a statement.
Zyfra to offer Indian firms digital solutions to reduce COVID-19 risk

Zyfra to offer Indian firms digital solutions to reduce COVID-19 risk

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Finnish-Russian digital solutions provider for heavy industries, Zyfra, on Tuesday announced it will offer Indian companies a comprehensive product to reduce the risk of spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) at industrial and other facilities.

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