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BRICS plans energy association in wake of new bank

Nuclear Policies

21 July 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced plans to establish a BRICS "energy association" that will include a fuel reserve bank and an energy policy institute.

Kudankulam 1 reaches full power

New Nuclear

09 June 2014

Kudankulam 1 and 2 48The first unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu has reached 100% power for the first time. It is due to enter commercial operation next month.

Ceremony marks start of Indian project

New Nuclear

14 January 2014

Gorakhpur foundation stone laying 48.jpgThe foundation stone of the Gorakhpur nuclear power plant in Haryana state has been laid by Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh. The first two units of the plant are both scheduled to begin operating by 2021.

India allocates funds for nuclear

Nuclear Policies

11 July 2014

The Indian government has announced an increase of almost 27% in its budget for atomic research and nuclear power for the latest fiscal year. Investment in nuclear-related public enterprises has also significantly increased.

Investigation into Kudankulam spillage

Regulation and Safety

23 May 2014

Kudankulam 69x48Six workers were injured by a hot water spillage in the turbine hall of India's Kudankulam 1 during a recent maintenance outage. The regulator attributed the incident on procedural errors rather than faulty equipment.

Indian research centre takes shape

New Nuclear

03 January 2014

CGNEP building 48A ceremony has been held to mark the start of construction of the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership near Delhi, India. The centre will support international cooperation in nuclear energy applications.