India's first indigenously built 700 MW reactor connected to grid

India’s first indigenously built 700 MW reactor connected to grid

Nuclear Asia
India’s first fully indigenously built 700 MW pressurised heavy water reactor (PHWR) was synchronised with the grid at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP) in Gujarat state earlier this week, according to an announcement by a senior official.
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.
UK invites land offers to host world's first nuclear fusion power plant

UK invites land offers to host world’s first nuclear fusion power plant

Nuclear Asia
Earlier this month, the UK government invited offers for making available over 100 hectares of land to set up the world’s first nuclear fusion power station that would supply electricity to the national grid.
Researchers develop sensor to detect fatty liver disease

Researchers develop sensor to detect fatty liver disease

IANS
Researchers have developed a diagnostic tool, based on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), that could be used to detect fatty liver disease or liver fibrosis.
L&T emerges as lowest bidder in multiple projects

L&T emerges as lowest bidder to construct the main plant of Kudankulam NPP new units

IANS
Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has emerged as the lowest bidder in multiple infrastructure projects, including ONGC, Nuclear Power Corporation and Chennai Metro Rail.
India's Kudankulam NPP to get advanced fuel allowing longer fuel cycle

India’s Kudankulam NPP to get advanced fuel allowing longer fuel cycle

Nuclear Asia
India’s Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu will use the new TVS-2M nuclear fuel and an elongation of the fuel cycle from 12 to 18 months for both its operating VVER-1000 reactors, according to an announcement made by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom subsidiary.
India's first indigenously built 700 MW reactor connected to grid

India’s Kalpakkam nuclear power complex withstands Cyclone Nivar fury

Nuclear Asia
India’s atomic power complex at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu has successfully withstood the impact of cyclone Nivar which hit the coastal state last week, according to the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).

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