Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to restart generation

Unit 2 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in India to be operational by mid-November

IANS / NUCLEAR ASIA
The Unit 2 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) in Tamil Nadu, India which is undergoing maintenance to restart operation during the second week of November, S.
Coal power plants in India flouting emission control norms

Thermal power to stay main energy source despite renewable push in India

IANS
Even as the government continues its push for renewables, coal-fired power is expected to remain the main source of energy for the next decade or so, Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R.
Indian government alert on scams involving products making false claims of radioactive properties

Indian government alert on scams involving products making false claims of radioactive properties

Nuclear Asia
The Indian government has been periodically cautioning against scamsters in the country selling fake equipment that they claim contains radioactive material with the aim of cheating gullible people out of large sums of money, the Minister for Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh said earlier this month.
Experts raise concern over ‘Energiewende’ failures

Confederation of Indian Industry urges govt to bring electricity, oil, natural gas under GST

PTI
Industry association CII has asked the government for inclusion of oil and natural gas in the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime at the earliest.
First nuclear power plant of Belarus starts commercial operations

First nuclear power plant of Belarus starts commercial operations

Nuclear Asia
Unit 1 of the first nuclear power plant (NPP) in Belarus has started commercial operations following the formal handing over of the unit to the Belarusian authorities by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, according to an official statement last week.
World Bank approves $185m for Bangladesh renewable energy project

World Bank approves $185m for Bangladesh renewable energy project

IANS
The World Bank has approved $185 million credit to add 310 Megawatt (MW) renewable energy generation capacity in Bangladesh and mobilise private sector participation to meet the growing demand for electricity in the country.
Westinghouse Electric in talks to build 6 nuclear reactors in India

Another reactor attains criticality amid COVID-19: UAE launches Barakah NPP

Nuclear Asia
Closely following India’s record breaking achievement of launching its first indigenously built reactor in 2020, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become only the second country in the world, amidst the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, to start operations at the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant (NPP).
India marshals nuclear technologies for beating cancer

India marshals nuclear technologies for beating cancer

NUCLEAR ASIA
Understanding that the burden of cancer is increasing on developing countries, including India, the country is marshalling nuclear technologies to counter the disease inflicting millions.
Major stage completed in works of Bangladesh's Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Major stage completed in works of Bangladesh’s Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear Asia
A significant stage in the construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bangladesh was reached earlier this month with the completion of the closing weld that connects the two halves of the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) being manufactured for unit 1 of the NPP.

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