IAEA releases report on Nuclear Energy for a Net Zero World

Nuclear Asia
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released its report titled “Nuclear Energy for a Net Zero World” ahead of the ongoing United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, UK, being held from October 31 to November 12.
Rosatom gets regulator license to build land-based small modular reactors

No plan to allow private sector in nuclear power in India

IANS
The central government on Wednesday told the Lok Sabha that it has no plan to allow non-governmental/private sector into nuclear power generation.
India elected new external auditor of the IAEA

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.
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation wants to participate nuclear power projects in India

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation wants to participate in nuclear power projects in India: Jitendra Singh

IANS
State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) plans to work with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for setting up new nuclear power plants, Minister of State in the Prime Minister Office, in charge of Department of Atomic Energy, Jitendra Singh said while addressing 9th Nuclear Energy Conclave in New Delhi.
Rajasthan Atomic Power Station sets new record of operations

Rajasthan Atomic Power Station sets new record of operations

IANS
The Rajasthan Atomic Power Station Unit 3 (RAPS-3) has set a new record of continuous 766 days of operations on Wednesday, breaking the earlier record of the RAPS-5 of 765 days of non-stop operations in 2014, an official said here.

Cyber security strengthened at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant post attack: Dr. Jitendra Singh

Web Desk
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.
Bangladesh, India inaugurate oil pipeline, railway projects

COVID impact on nuclear construction projects not yet clear

World Nuclear News
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and related government responses could disrupt or delay construction, testing, supervisory and support activities at the Vogtle 3 and 4 construction project, but it is too early to say what those effects will be, Southern Company has told the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Unit 2 of Kakrapar gets live after two years hiatus

Unit 2 of Kakrapar gets live after two years hiatus

NUCLEAR ASIA
After remaining under renovation and modernisation for two years, the Kakrapur Nuclear Power Station’s Unit 2 attained ‘criticality’ in September this year.
Russia to build nuclear icebraker for commissioning in 2027

Russia to build nuclear icebraker for commissioning in 2027

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, which operates the world’s only nuclear icebreaker fleet has signed a contract with shipbuilder Zvezda for the construction of a nuclear icebreaker – Leader – according to a statement.
Russia ships out equipment for Kudankulam n-plant

Rosatom completes one steam generator for Kudankulam N-plant 4

IANS
Russia”s integrated nuclear power company Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation”s machine building division Atomenergomash has completed production of a steam generator for the upcoming nuclear power plant at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu.