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  • Blog Post: U.S.: India Ready to Join Nuclear Suppliers Group

    The United States has formally backed India's entrance into the full trade of civilian nuclear technology, with the White House announcing support for its membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group last week. A non-signatory to the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, India has worked toward NSG membership...
  • Blog Post: India and Australia Reach Uranium Trade Deal

    Australia, one of the world's leading uranium producers, has reached a groundbreaking agreement allowing export of the reactor fuel to India. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced the accord on Friday, and India's Economic Times reported that...
  • Blog Post: Japan and India Report Progress on Nuclear Power Trade Negotiations

    The prime ministers of India and Japan had few breakthroughs to announce on trade in civilian nuclear power technology following a summit Monday, but they signaled the countries are moving closer to an agreement. With plans to supply a quarter of its power from reactors by 2050, India represents one...
  • Blog Post: Russia, India Reach Agreement on New Reactors at Kudankulam

    After a long impasse, Russia and India have reached an agreement for the construction of units 3 and 4 at the Kudankulam nuclear plant. Nuclear Power Corp. of India Ltd. signed a general framework agreement with Russian officials Thursday, The Hindu and other Indian media reported. The size of the deal...
  • Blog Post: Operation of New Reactor in India Delayed

    First criticality for the second unit at the Kudankulam nuclear plant in India will be delayed until this spring or summer. The previous schedule had the reactor starting up for the first time in September. The chairman of India's Atomic Energy Commission told Indian media Thursday that unit 2 would...
  • Blog Post: China to Commit 6.5 Billion to Finance Nuclear Plant Construction in Pakistan

    According to news reports, China has committed $6.5 billion to finance the construction of a nuclear power plant in Pakistan's port city of Karachi. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif broke ground on the $9.59 billion project last month without providing details on how they would finance the...
  • Blog Post: New Nuclear Plant in India Connects to Grid

    Unit 1 at India's Kudankulam nuclear plant has connected to the grid, becoming the largest power reactor in the country and the first of several plants started in the last decade to come online. After achieving first criticality in July and undergoing a series of tests and troubleshooting, the Russian...
  • Blog Post: Canada Finalizes Nuclear Export Deal With India

    Canada and India finalized a nuclear cooperation agreement last week, opening Canada's sizeable uranium industry to one of the world's fastest-growing markets for nuclear power. Canada has not shared nuclear technology with the subcontinent since the mid-1970s, when India detonated a nuclear...
  • Blog Post: Korea Signs Nuclear Power Deal with South Africa

    Edited By Chris Reed Korea signed an agreement on the peaceful use of nuclear energy with South Africa Friday, completing the necessary procedure to make Korean firms eligible to access the nuclear energy market there. The announcement came about a month after South Africa announced plans to build...
  • Blog Post: Indian Supreme Court Upholds Commissioning of New Reactors

    India's largest nuclear power project has cleared yet another hurdle toward full operation with a Supreme Court decision issued Monday. Justices dismissed a petition to prevent operation of the Kudankulam nuclear plant near the southern tip of the country. The court said it had to balance the economic...
  • Blog Post: India Will Add 1,660 MW Nuclear Power Capacity In 2009

    India-U.S. civil nuclear deal will help speed up nuclear power generation in India - By Linton Levy - ISTIndia expects to start four nuclear power plants from this calendar year which would add 1,660 MW atomic power to the national energy basket. The announcement comes on the heels of India signing...
  • Blog Post: India‚Äôs Largest Power Producer May Finally Enter Into Nuclear Power Business

    NTPC PSU signing a joint venture (JV) agreement with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) - By Linton Levy - India’s largest power producer National Thermal Power Corporation’s (NTPC) may finally enter into nuclear power business with the PSU signing a joint venture (JV) agreement...
  • Blog Post: ElBaradei Speech At International Conference On Peaceful Uses Of Nuclear Energy

    Mohamed ElBaradei , Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Speech to delegates - Edited by Stephen Heiser - It is always a great pleasure to visit India. I am especially honoured to speak at this International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, part of the...
  • Blog Post: Polymers Used to Clean Cooling Water from Nuclear Reactors

    Small beads consisting of a special polymer which fish the radioactivity out of the water - Ediited by April Murelio - According to a report on AZOM News, Nuclear Power could solve our energy problems but it has rather nasty by-products: radioactive waste. And this does not only concern the old...
  • Blog Post: AREVA Wins Extra High- Voltage Substation Order In India

    The new substation will improve power transfer capacity and reliability from eastern Uttar Pradesh, the regional power generation hub, to the western part of the state where it is consumed massively - By Chris Smith - AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution (T&D) division has been awarded...
  • Blog Post: India's BHEL Plans Nuclear Joint Venture

    BHEL has plans for five joint ventures (JVs) in the nuclear sector and locomotive manufacturing - By Abby Gessner - Power equipment supplier Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) plans five joint ventures (JVs) in the nuclear sector and locomotive manufacturing. The company has decided to invest...
  • Blog Post: Areva To Ink Indian Nuclear Deal This Week

    Agreement will involve a number of Indian energy plants - By Stephen Heiser French nuclear power engineering company Areva is to sign a deal this week with a number of Indian energy plants, France's foreign trade minister Anne-Marie Idrac said yesterday, according to a report in The Economic...
  • Blog Post: India's Saha Institute Of Nuclear Physics Places Order For Cray XT5 Supercomputer

    Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics will use the Cray XT5 system to advance its work in quantum chromodynamics - By April Murelio - Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. has announced the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP) in Calcutta, India has selected the Cray XT5 supercomputer for its Theory...
  • Blog Post: Kazakhstan And India Ink Nuclear Fuel Agreement

    By 2030 uranium mining might increase three-fold - By Linton Levy - Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbaev has signed under which the Central Asian nation will supply nuclear fuel to Indian nuclear power plants. Kazakhstan ranks second in the world in explored uranium reserves, and mining output...
  • Blog Post: Retired Executive: 16 New Reactors Planned in India

    The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. has plans to build 16 reactors in the next five years, the organization’s former chairman said last week. S K Jain, who retired Thursday, commented on the $40 billion in potential new build in an interview with The Economic Times. That encompasses eight...
  • Blog Post: India Plans Major Growth In Nuclear Power

    Nuclear industry will have huge opportunities in India after the civilian nuclear deal signed last year with the U.S. - Edited by Mark McFadden - According to a BBC report, a major increase in nuclear power generation over the next 40 years will help India reduce its impact on global warming, Indian...
  • Blog Post: Larsen & Toubro Group Lands Major Steam Generator Contract

    L&T Receives Rs. 345 Cr. Order for Critical Equipment for Nuclear Project - By Linton Levy - Larsen & Toubro, India’s largest manufacturer of equipment for the nuclear power sector, announced that it has won the prestigious first order for design, manufacture and supply of 4 Nos....
  • Blog Post: China's Inland Nuclear Power Projects Will Use Westinghouse Technology

    China is planning a massive switch over from fossil and hydro-based power to nuclear sources in order to meet huge domestic power demands - Edited by April Murelio - According to a report by Domain-B, China has completed design work for three nuclear power plants, which will be the first to be...
  • Blog Post: Rolls-Royce And Larsen & Toubro Team On Global Nuclear Opportunities

    The agreement between Rolls-Royce and L&T follows the recent bilateral Civil Nuclear Cooperation Declaration by the Indian and UK Governments, which enables UK and Indian industries to engage in civil nuclear commerce - By Stephen Heiser - Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India’s leading...
  • Blog Post: NSG Waiver For The U.S. Nuclear Deal Will Accelerate Investment In India's Nuclear Sector

    Study finds decision is the beginning of the country's extended trade relations with the nuclear fuel and technology suppliers - By Mark McFadden - Research and Markets has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "NSG Waiver for the Nuclear Deal will Accelerate Investment...