Power generation hit; plant may be restarted after 72 hours

NEW DELHI: Twenty one nuclear reactors with a total installed capacity of 15,700 MW are currently under construction, the government said on Wednesday.

Left outfits to hold meetings to garner local people’s support

In 2013, the Supreme Court granted the Nuclear Power Corporation of India five years’ time to build an Away From Reacteor facility to store spent nuclear fuel.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of G. Sundarrajan Vs Union of India Ministry of Environment and Forest Secretary dated 02/07/2018 regarding construction of the AFR (Away-from Reactor) facility for Kudankulam nuclear power​ plant.

Supreme Court gives Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) an extension till 30.4.2022 for the construction of AFR (Away-from-Reactor) for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant’s spent fuel.

Creating infrastructure will need a whopping USD 4.5 trillion investments over the next decade and the cost of the money will be a challenge, interim finance minister Piyush Goyal said today.

The NPCIL did not properly assess the level of expertise needed for refuelling before shutting down the reactor in 2015, say the government auditor.

Russia’s Atomstroyexport awarded the $110-mn deal to JV

KAMPALA - Uganda has moved steps in developing its use of nuclear by engaging experts from China as nuclear energy can enable rapid industrialisation.

The proposed plan by the Federal Government to construct a nuclear power plant by mid 2020 would offer Nigerians a cheaper and stable source of electricity pricing, in the long run, borne out of lo

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