Technology to capture carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants and store them underground will be ready by 2015 and could be in wide use in the United States by 2020, according to the top executive at American Electric Power Co Inc.

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The possibility of component replacement and extending the lifetimes of existing plants are very attractive to utilities, especially given lingering public opposition to constructing new nuclear plants, while some governments see them as a way of limiting carbon emissions and power price rises.

Bangladesh gets nuke plant: On May 13, Bangladesh and Russia signed a deal to install a nuclear power plant with an electricity generation capacity of 600-1,000 megawatt (mw). The plant will be set up at Roopour, 200 km from Dhaka. The country generates 3,300 mw power and is facing a shortfall of 1,500 mw a day. Pak offers comfort to refugees: Cool drinking water is being

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The definition of renewable energy seems clear cut: The sun continues to shine, so solar energy is renewable. The wind continues to blow, so wind turbines churn out renewable power.

New Delhi: GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, advanced reactors and nuclear services provider, on Tuesday said it will develop nuclear plants in India in collaboration with Larsen & Toubro. GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has signed a nuclear power plant development agreement with Larsen & Toubro Ltd, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy said in a statement.

NEW DELHI: GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) on Tuesday announced that it had signed a nuclear power plant development agreement with Larsen & Toubro (L&T). The agreement involves establishing an extensive network of local suppliers to help build a future GEH-designed advanced boiling water reactor (ABWR) power station in India.

Bangladesh and Russia on Wednesday signed an agreement on peaceful use of nuclear energy enabling Dhaka to launch negotiations with Moscow to set up nuclear power units in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh and Russia might sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday on installation of a nuclear power plant, officials said on Monday.

Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina provisionally approved the draft MoU, officials said last week.

A high-powered Russian delegation is expected to arrive in Dhaka on Tuesday to sign the deal.