The first 1,000 MW atomic power unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is expected to be synchronised to the southern grid on Nov 14, said an official.
In the backdrop of construction starting for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, Russian giant Rosatom has opened its first overseas public information office in Ishwardi that will serve as a communication channel with local residents.
Saudi Aramco, national petroleum and natural gas company of Saudi Arabia, said on Wednesday it was looking to expand footprint in India and was discussing partnerships with Indian companies, including Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL).
Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is working on design of Small Modular Reactors, however, any commercialisation of technology will take place only when the construction of existing nuclear technology has been completed.
In a year-end assessment of the current nuclear power capacity in the country, the Indian Atomic Energy Minister, Jitendra Singh, has said that India’s installed nuclear power capacity has increased by over 40 percent in the last seven years, growing from 4,780 MW to 6,780 MW.
Dhaka and Moscow have signed a protocol to bring amendments to an agreement signed by both sides on development of Rooppur nuclear power plant.
The manufacture of the nuclear reactor and steam generators for the sixth unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in India has started in Volgodonsk, Russia, at the facility of Atommash, a subsidiary of the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, according to an official statement.
Bangladesh has over 70 public and private sector power plants presently under construction.