Russia to build four new nuclear reactors

Russia to build four new nuclear reactors

Nuclear Asia
Preparations are currently underway to build four new additional nuclear power reactors in the Leningrad and Smolensk regions of Russia, the state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has announced.
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L&T installs Cryostat base in world’s largest N-fusion project

IANS
Indian engineering multinational Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) on Tuesday said the 1,250 ton Cryostat base, the largest section of the world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor, was successfully lifted and placed into a reactor building in France.
Post-Covid economic recovery to be driven by renewables: UN report

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.
Heavy Engineering Corporation to begin Rs 1,240cr turnaround plan

World’s largest carbon-free energy project clears milestones amid pandemic

IANS
The ITER project – a collaboration of 35 nations, comprising India, to prove that fusion power can be produced on a commercial scale and is sustainable — is nearing the start of assembly in France despite the challenging circumstances from the horrid coronavirus, officials announced on Wednesday.
Russia ships nuclear power equipment for units 3,4 at Kudankulam

Russia ships nuclear power equipment for units 3,4 at Kudankulam

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Global nuclear power major Russia’s Rosatom on Friday said the ship with equipment for two 1,000 MW atomic power plants coming up in Tamil Nadu has left the Saint Petersburg port for India.