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.
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.
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 have developed a diagnostic tool, based on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), that could be used to detect fatty liver disease or liver fibrosis.
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 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 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).