Criticality of Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor pushed back further

India needs low-carbon energy partnerships to power its rise

Sustainability Times
One of this century’s great success stories could well be India, a diverse country with huge untapped human and economic potentials.
Nuclear technology to fight mosquito bite diseases causing over a million deaths per year

Nuclear technology to fight mosquito bite diseases causing over a million deaths per year

Nuclear Asia
At a time when health services the world over are under tremendous strain to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there has emerged good news on the front of combating another major global health menace — the scourge of mosquito-borne diseases, which take a heavy toll in the developing world.
Belarus open to cooperation with Bangladesh in nuclear power field

First batch of uranium fuel delivered for Belarus’ first NPP

Nuclear Asia
The first batch of low-enriched uranium nuclear fuel has been delivered to the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant (NPP), according to a release from the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, the builders of the NPP.
First-ever remote vendor inspection undertaken for Finnish NPP

First-ever remote vendor inspection undertaken for Finnish NPP

Nuclear Asia
In view of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and consequent global lockdown, Finland’s nuclear regulator STUK has undertaken a remote inspection of project management by the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom’s subsidiary, RAOS Project, who are the suppliers for the Hanhikivi-1 nuclear power plant (NPP), as per a release.
On the issue of higher safety, lower costs of small reactors

On the issue of higher safety, lower costs of small reactors

Nuclear Asia
On the issue of the enhanced safety and cost efficiency provided by small and modular (SMR) reactors, making these more suitable for Asian countries, various research has shown that SMRs, essentially by virtue of their design, provide increased safety by eliminating many of the factors that provoke accidents.
Russia to build nuclear icebraker for commissioning in 2027

Russia to build nuclear icebraker for commissioning in 2027

Nuclear Asia
Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, which operates the world’s only nuclear icebreaker fleet has signed a contract with shipbuilder Zvezda for the construction of a nuclear icebreaker – Leader – according to a statement.