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India, Russia discuss cooperation in third countries

India, Russia discuss cooperation in third countries

Russia and India are discussing the construction of power plants in Africa as the next stage in their cooperation in nuclear energy, the Indian ambassador to Moscow, Venkatesh Varma, told Russian news agency RIA Novosti last week. They could replicate the Rooppur project in Bangladesh, he reportedly said.

Nuclear Policies 27 January 2020


India plans to build new sodium plant

India plans to build new sodium plant

A foundation stone laying ceremony at the Baroda heavy water plant in India has marked the inauguration of a new facility that will allow the country to produce high purity sodium metal on an industrial scale. India up to now has imported the material, which is used in fast breeder reactors.
 

Corporate 16 January 2020


RPV and core catcher shipped to Kudankulam 4

RPV and core catcher shipped to Kudankulam 4

The reactor pressure vessel and the core catcher for Kudankulam unit 4 under construction in India have been loaded on to a cargo ship in the port of Saint Petersburg, Russia. The shipment of equipment - 9000 cubic metres in total - is the thirteenth for unit 4, Rosatom said, on a route spanning 15,000 kilometres.

New Nuclear 23 December 2019


Kudankulam unit 3 core catcher installed

Kudankulam unit 3 core catcher installed

A new-generation core catcher has been installed at Kudankulam unit 3 which is currently under construction in India, Russia's AtomStroyExport has announced.

New Nuclear 09 December 2019


Kudankulam cyberattack no threat to plant operations, minister confirms

Kudankulam cyberattack no threat to plant operations, minister confirms

Indian Minister of State Jitendra Singh confirmed to the country's parliament this week that a cyberattack discovered in September at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant had been limited to the plant's administrative network.

Regulation & Safety 22 November 2019


India plans expansion of nuclear fleet, says DEA chairman

India plans expansion of nuclear fleet, says DEA chairman

India is aiming for "fleet mode construction" for future nuclear power plant projects in order to reduce costs and construction times, according to Kamlesh Vyas, chairman of the country's Department of Atomic Energy. Speaking at the India Energy Forum's 11th Nuclear Energy Conclave in New Delhi on 18 October, he said 17 nuclear power reactors are planned in addition to those already under construction.

Nuclear Policies 21 October 2019


BHEL secures Kudankulam contract

BHEL secures Kudankulam contract

Indian company Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has secured an INR440 crore (USD64 million) order from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd to erect the turbine generator islands for Kudankulam units 3 and 4.

Corporate 11 June 2019


Kakrapar unit restarts after modernisation

Kakrapar unit restarts after modernisation

Unit 1 at Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd's Kakrapar plant has restarted after the completion of work to replace all of the pressurised heavy water reactor's coolant channel and feeder tubes.

Corporate 21 May 2019


India, USA document their commitment to new build

India, USA document their commitment to new build

India and the USA have committed to strengthen bilateral security and civil nuclear cooperation, including the establishment of six US-designed nuclear power plants in India.

Nuclear Policies 14 March 2019


India, Argentina further cooperation in nuclear energy

India, Argentina further cooperation in nuclear energy

India and Argentina have agreed to boost cooperation in the nuclear energy sector with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on 18 February by India's Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership and Argentina’s National Atomic Energy Commission during Argentine President Mauricio Macri's state visit to Delhi this week.

Nuclear Policies 20 February 2019