Out of around 500 units of coal-based power plants in India over 300 are not adhering to the emission norms notified by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in December 2015, a report by Greenpeace India, Help Delhi Breathe, My Right to Breathe, Jhatkaa, The Climate Agenda and Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan (URJA) said.
Despite Russia`s promise to persuade China to let India become a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Beijing said its stance on the issue remained unchanged.
The world’s biggest and most expensive nuclear fusion research project, known as the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), in which India is a scientific partner is now 50 per cent built.
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu and other similar projects of Russian design meet all post-Fukushima safety requirements with particular attention was given to withstanding external hazards, like an earthquake or a tsunami, said an official of Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation.
Unit 2 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in India reached its full capacity of 1000 MW today.
Bangladesh on Thursday became the 32nd country in the world and 3rd in South Asia to harness the power of atom.
November 30, 2017 has been a day of many firsts for Bangladesh. The country witnessed the pouring of the First Concrete of its first nuclear power plant at Rooppur.
Work will start on November, 30, on constructing the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh at Rooppur with Russian collaboration, according to an announcement from Russia’s Rosatom Atomic Energy Corporation.
The second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) in Tamil Nadu today resumed electricity generation, Site Director S V Jinna said in a release.
As the pouring of the first concrete for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) is expected this month, news pours in that Bangladesh has shortlisted eight sites for its next nuclear power plant and survey will start soon.