Former president A P J Abdul Kalam on Friday said, there would be a 250 MW nuclear power station on one of the islands exclusively for the Andamans. He was at the national seminar on security and development of the islands under the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC).

Sri Lanka government yesterday said that India is likely to share its nuclear technology with Sri Lanka for power generation using thorium as the main source of energy.

In case of accident, US does not want firms to pay it all nuclear reactor suppliers will not be liable if there is an accident in an atomic power plant in India. The onus of the accident would be on the operator, only partly. The rest would be on the Indian government. This, if India clears the Civil Nuclear Liability Bill. The bill, though, has not been put up for public discussions in


The loading of fuel for the first unit of the 2,000-MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in Tamil Nadu will be the main agenda at the joint coordination committee meeting of the Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) and Russian agency AtomStroy Export, beginning on Tuesday.

French Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Anne Marie Idrac on Thursday said her country would not set up a nuclear plant in Pakistan.

At a press conference, she said France would provide technical assistance to Pakistan to improve security of its existing civil nuclear facilities.

EDF Energies Nouvelles and U.S. solar panel maker First Solar Inc said on Thursday they will build France's largest solar panel manufacturing plant at an investment cost of 90 million euros ($128 million).

The plant will initially be able to produce panels with a total capacity of around 100 megawatts, enough to provide electricity to 50,000 homes per year.

Britain's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) saw its income rise by more than a third in the financial year 2008/09 on higher sales from two of Britain's oldest nuclear power stations, the public body said on Monday.

Days before US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives In India on her first official visit after taking charge, India is learnt to have firmed up a site each in Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh that will be dedicated for the first US nuclear reactors after the nuclear deal.

EVEN as the government increases focus on power generation from alternative sources, the results, due to a bad weather and fuel shortage, are not in favour. The country