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L&T flags off second steam generator for new Kaiga units

L&T flags off second steam generator for new Kaiga units

Indian engineering company Larsen & Toubro has shipped the second steam generator destined for the units 5 and 6 of the Kaiga nuclear power plant in Karnataka State.

New Nuclear 12 July 2024


India and Russia explore further nuclear energy projects

India and Russia explore further nuclear energy projects

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have said deepening cooperation in the nuclear energy field was a priority and agreed on discussions to allocate a site for a new VVER-1200 nuclear power plant in India.

New Nuclear 10 July 2024


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Steam generators in place at fourth Kudankulam unit

Steam generators in place at fourth Kudankulam unit

The installation of the steam generators in the designed position at unit 4 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India's Tamil Nadu state was completed on 19 June, Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom announced.

New Nuclear 24 June 2024


CORE Energy Systems leads life extension of the Tarapur nuclear plant

CORE Energy Systems leads life extension of the Tarapur nuclear plant

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited has embarked on a first-of-its-kind endeavour for replacement of primary recirculation piping at units 1 and 2 of the Tarapur Atomic Power Plant.

Corporate 25 April 2024


Indian net-zero will need nuclear, report finds

Indian net-zero will need nuclear, report finds

India can achieve clean, affordable electricity and become net-zero by 2070 - but will need substantial nuclear power and renewable energy to do this, according to a new in-depth report prepared for the Indian government.
 

Energy & Environment 05 April 2024


Fuel loading begins at Indian fast breeder reactor

Fuel loading begins at Indian fast breeder reactor

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi witnessed the start of fuel loading at the 500 MWe Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu. Fast breeder reactors form the second stage of India's three-stage nuclear programme.

New Nuclear 04 March 2024


Podcast: NexGen Energy's Leigh Curyer on uranium project's potential

Podcast: NexGen Energy's Leigh Curyer on uranium project's potential

NexGen Energy President and CEO Leigh Curyer discusses the uranium market outlook and outlines progress on the Rook 1 project in Canada, which he says will potentially supply 25-30% of the world's mined uranium supply.

Perspectives 01 March 2024


India's newest nuclear unit connected to grid

India's newest nuclear unit connected to grid

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd has announced that Kakrapar 4 was connected to the grid on 20 February. The 700 MWe unit reached first criticality on 17 December.

New Nuclear 26 February 2024


India to seek nuclear investors as Kakrapar units inaugurated

India to seek nuclear investors as Kakrapar units inaugurated

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's formal dedication to the nation of Kakrapar units 3 and 4 - the first Indian-designed 700 MWe pressurised heavy water reactors - took place days after reports that the Indian government is in talks with several private firms to invest in the country's nuclear sector.

New Nuclear 23 February 2024


Kakrapar 4 gets go-ahead to increase power

Kakrapar 4 gets go-ahead to increase power

The Indian regulator has given the go-ahead for the 700 MWe pressurised heavy water reactor to move to the next stage of commissioning and increase power to 50%. The unit reached first criticality in December.

New Nuclear 12 February 2024