Post-Covid economic recovery to be driven by renewables: UN report
As Covid-19 hits the fossil fuel industry, a new UN report on Wednesday showed renewable energy is more cost-effective than ever — providing an opportunity to prioritise clean energy in economic recovery packages and bring the world closer to meeting the Paris Climate Agreement goals.
Work to start on Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh on November, 30
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.
Bangladesh to pour first concrete for its Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant on November, 30
Bangladesh to begin the main phase of the construction of its first Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) this month with the first concrete to be poured on November, 30.
Tamil Nadu wants entire power from Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Units 3,4
Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister P Thangamani demanded to allot the 2,000MW of power that would be generated from units 3 and 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) to the state.
World’s only floating nuclear plant supplies heat to Pevek city
The world’s only floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) currently – Akademik Lomonosov – built by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has supplied heat for the first time to an urban centre, although it has been producing electricity for over a month, according to the company.
Kakrapar Atomic Power plant connected to grid
The first 220 MW nuclear power plant at Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS-1) in Surat in Gujarat was synchronised with the grid on Friday, said the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL).
The First Pour of Concrete of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh likely in October: The Financial Express
The First Pour of Concrete for the construction of Russian-designed Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) in Bangladesh is likely to happen this month with highest authorities to be present from both countries.
Medvezhenskaya Wind Farm begins supplying electricity to Russia’s grid
Recording another achievement in the diversification of its clean energy business, Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced that its Medvezhenskaya Wind Farm, located in the Stavropol Krai region of the country, began supplying electricity commercially to Russia’s power grid from December 1, 2021.
India has defaulted in cash contribution to ITER: Director General
The machine assembly of the “tokamak” (derived from the Russian words for the “toroidal magnetic confinement” facility invented in Russia) nuclear fusion reactor ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor), or the world’s largest nuclear fusion project, started in Cadarache, France, in the last week of July.
India seeks power corridor through Bangladesh
Undoing the geographical constraint of its north-eastern states that followed partition, India is seeking a corridor through Bangladesh for transmission of power from its eastern states to its western states.