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Russia and India sign action plan on new projects

Russia and India sign action plan on new projects

Russia and India have agreed to work together to increase the level of Indian localisation in a project to build six nuclear units at a new site in India. The Action Plan for Prioritisation and Implementation of Cooperation Areas in the Nuclear Field was signed today on the sidelines of the 19th India-Russia Bilateral Summit in New Delhi.

New Nuclear 05 October 2018


Indian cyclotron begins radioisotope operations

Indian cyclotron begins radioisotope operations

India's largest medical cyclotron - Cyclone-30 - is now operational, the country's Department of Atomic Energy announced yesterday. As well as producing medical radioisotopes, it will also have dedicated beamlines for material science and nuclear physics research.
 

Regulation & Safety 20 September 2018


India recommissions Apsara research reactor

India recommissions Apsara research reactor

An upgraded version of India's oldest research reactor, Apsara, has been recommissioned, nine years after it was shut down, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has announced.

Corporate 12 September 2018


Coolant channel replacement complete at Kakrapar 2

Coolant channel replacement complete at Kakrapar 2

India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board has concluded that corrosion spots caused by impurities in carbon dioxide gas at the Kakrapar plant led to coolant channel leaks in 2015 and 2016. Work has now been completed at unit 2.
 

Regulation & Safety 04 September 2018


2017 "exceptional" for India Department of Atomic Energy

2017 "exceptional" for India Department of Atomic Energy

The public sector undertakings and industrial units of India's Department of Atomic Energy performed "exceptionally well" in 2017, DAE chairman and secretary Sekhar Basu said on 15 August.

Corporate 20 August 2018


India says French and US vendor talks ongoing

India says French and US vendor talks ongoing

India is in active talks with French and US companies on projects to build new nuclear power plants at Jaitapur and Kovvada, the country's minister of state, Jitendra Singh, has confirmed to parliament.

New Nuclear 23 July 2018


EDF and GE sign strategic deal for six EPRs in India

EDF and GE sign strategic deal for six EPRs in India

GE and EDF have signed a strategic cooperation agreement for the planned construction of six EPR reactors at the Jaitapur site in Maharashtra, India. The document was announced by Xavier Ursat, senior executive vice president of EDF in charge of new nuclear projects and engineering, and Andreas Lusch, president and CEO of GE's Steam Power business.

New Nuclear 27 June 2018


India, USA to collaborate on neutrino science

India, USA to collaborate on neutrino science

Perry-Basu - April 2018 - 48India and the USA have signed an agreement enabling their scientists to collaborate on the development and construction of different types of neutrino detectors.

Nuclear Policies 17 April 2018


Way forward agreed for Jaitapur reactors

Way forward agreed for Jaitapur reactors

Macron-Modi-100318-(PMO_48An Industrial Way Forward Agreement signed on 10 March by the CEOs of EDF and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) sets out the industrial framework and planned timetable for the implementation of six EPR reactors at Jaitapur, as well as the roles and responsibilities of the partners.

New Nuclear 12 March 2018


India plans tenfold uranium output growth

India plans tenfold uranium output growth

India is planning a tenfold increase in uranium production over the next 15 years, Minister of State Jitendra Singh told the country's parliament yesterday. State company Uranium Corporation of India Ltd has outlined expansion plans to meet the Department of Atomic Energy's vision of achieving self-sufficiency in uranium production.

Uranium & Fuel 08 March 2018