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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


India and Vietnam enhance nuclear cooperation

India and Vietnam enhance nuclear cooperation

India-Vietnam - March 2018 - 48India and Vietnam have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen their cooperation in nuclear energy. The agreement was one of three MoUs signed during Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang's visit to India.

Nuclear Policies 05 March 2018


India to assist in Rooppur implementation

India to assist in Rooppur implementation

Russia-India-Bangladesh - March 2018 - 48Russia, Bangladesh and India yesterday signed a memorandum on cooperation in the implementation of the Rooppur nuclear power plant project. Construction of Bangladesh's first nuclear power reactor, Rooppur 1, officially began in late November 2017.

New Nuclear 02 March 2018


Pre-construction progress at Gorakhpur

Pre-construction progress at Gorakhpur

India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board has approved the start of excavation work at Gorakhpur for the construction of two 700 MWe pressurised heavy water reactors. Construction will start on the first unit in 2019, Minister of State Jitendra Singh told the Indian parliament yesterday.

New Nuclear 08 February 2018


Auditor finds deficiencies in Kudankulam 1 and 2 project

Auditor finds deficiencies in Kudankulam 1 and 2 project

Kudankulam units 1 and 2 - 48A number of "deficiencies" in the project to construct and commission units 1 and 2 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant have been identified by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India. A performance audit was conducted to assess whether Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited exercised prudent financial management and implemented the project in an efficient manner.

New Nuclear 29 December 2017


India awards contract for fast reactor fuel cycle facility

India awards contract for fast reactor fuel cycle facility

IGCAR_complex_(HCC)-48India's Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research has awarded Hindustan Construction Company a contract worth INR 7.64 billion ($120 million) to construct a fast reactor fuel cycle facility at Kalpakkam.

New Nuclear 08 August 2017