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Why India's fast breeder programme is cutting edge

After three decades of hard work, and despite the devastating tsunami of 2004, the 500 megawatt Fast Breeder Reactor at Kalpakkam is coming up at a furious pace, says Shivanand Kanavi who visited......

Safety vessel installed at Kalpakkam plant

A 200-tonne safety vessel was successfully lowered into the reactor vault of the 500 MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor(FBR) in Kalpakkam in a "historic moment" for the country's indigenous nuclear......

'India can be world champ in fast breeder tech'

Praising India for moving towards fast-breeder technology, the father of the French fast breeder reactor programme Dr Georges Vendryes Tueday sounded a note of caution, saying the way forward was......

Fast breeder reactors not up for inspection

After hard bargaining on the nuclear deal with the US, India Thursday agreed that 14 of its civilian nuclear reactors will be open to international safeguards while the fast breeder programme will......

'We have lost 5 to 6 crucial years in nuclear energy'

'There has definitely been a breakthrough in the nuclear logjam. It is good to see nuclear energy back on the rails,' says Dr Anil Kakodkar, former chairman, Atomic Energy Commission. Dr Anil......

India's first fast breeder reactor by 2010

India will commission its first 500-Mw fast breeder reactor (FBR) for generating commercial nuclear energy by the end of next year. The reactor, when commissioned, will mark the country's entry......

Creation of insurance pool for N-mishaps, a major breakthrough

Several nuclear power projects held up for the lack of such an insurance pool can now be expected to move forward. Rashme Sehgal reports. In a major breakthrough, the Centre has launched an......

Govt slashed nuclear power budget 45% to Rs 757 cr

The government slashed the budgetary allocation for Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyutikaran Nigam (Bhavini), one of the two public sector undertakings (PSUs) for nuclear power, by 45 per cent to Rs 757......

Engineering giants gear to set up N-projects

With passage of the nuclear liability Bill, the heavy engineering supply chain, led by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Bharat Forge Ltd (BFL), is gearing to take up......

High priority for rural electrification projects

Outlining its coordinated action on the energy front, the government on Thursday said it would strive to added at least 13,000 mega watt of power generating capacity each year through a mix of......
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Kudankulam delays are on teething problems, says AEC chairman

BHUBANESHWAR: Delays at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project are due to "teething problems" common with perfecting a new technology, the chairman... ...
Nuclear Power And The Challenge Of Climate Change

Nuclear Power And The Challenge Of Climate Change The challenge is that we need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants and... ...
Japan regulator urges finding another body to run fast-breeder reactor

TOKYO Nov 4 The Japanese nuclear regulator recommended on Wednesday that the government find an alternative entity to operate the troubled Monju... ...
Dr Jitendra

Excelsior Correspondent NEW DELHI, Nov 3: Addressing the inaugural session of 7th Nuclear Energy Conclave organised by India Energy Forum on the... ...

New Delhi, Nov 3 : Reiterating that the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (CLND) Act of 2010 does not place anybody at disadvantage, the... ...

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