Kaiga Nuclear Power Plant sets new record for continuous operation in India

Kaiga Nuclear Power Plant sets new record for continuous operation in India

IANS
India’s atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) on Monday said its first 220 MW unit at Kaiga in Karnataka has set a new record of operating for 766 days continuously.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Emmanuel Macron

Discussions on Jaitapur Nuclear Plant in 2019 end: President Macron

Nuclear Asia Desk
The Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant, one of the biggest nuclear power plants proposed in the world and also one that has been in limbo for years, is likely to reach its final stages by the end of the year 2019.
Bangladesh needs 60,000 MW power to develop fully

Bangladesh needs 60,000 MW power to develop fully

energybangla.com / Nuclear Asia
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said that Bangladesh has been working towards increasing its power generation capacity as the country needs 60,000 megawatt (MW) electricity to be a developed country by 2041.

Pakistan nuclear experts bat for small modular reactors to meet power demands

NUCLEAR ASIA
Pakistan nuclear experts have emphasised on small modular reactors (SMRs) as a ‘sensible way’ ahead for the country to meet demands of its power starved population.
HCC wins $110 mn order for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

HCC wins $110 mn order for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

IANS
Hindustan Construction Corporation (HCC) on Wednesday announced that its joint venture (JV) with with MAX Group of Bangladesh has won a $110 million (Rs 737 crore) contract from Russia for the construction of the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with French President Emmanuel Macron. (Photo: Twitter/@PMOIndia)

India, France conclude Industrial Way Forward Agreement on Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant

NUCLEAR ASIA
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.
Department of Atomic Energy building check dam in Tamil Nadu

Department of Atomic Energy building check dam in Tamil Nadu

IANS
The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) on Monday said the Rs.32.5 crore, 1.19 km long check dam it is building across the Palar river in Tamil Nadu’s Kancheepuram district will be ready by March 2020.
Bangladesh-Russia ink fuel nuclear supply deal

Bangladesh, Russia ink nuclear fuel supply deal

NUCLEAR ASIA
Bangladesh has inked a deal with Russia for the supply of fuel for its maiden Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant that has a cumulative power capacity of 2,400 MW.

China’s nuclear power output jumps 18% year on year

World Nuclear News
Its nuclear generating capacity increased by 9.1% year on year, from 44.64 GWe to 48.74 GWe, which followed an 18% increase in capacity between 2017 and 2018.
Tripartite agreement on Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant a good start for India: Experts

Underground Construction for Rooppur Nuclear Plant completed

NUCLEAR ASIA
Bangladesh’s maiden nuclear power plant at Rooppur is being constructed at the desired pace with all the works for underground infrastructure being completed.

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