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Third Generation Nuclear Reactors

March 16, 2017 0

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has designed Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) for utilisation of Thorium. This reactor has several passive safety systems and runs on coolant flow by natural circulation. It meets all the [ Read more ]

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Tie Up for Nuclear Energy

February 8, 2017 0

The French Government in January 2016 had communicated that French public utility Electricite de France (EDF) was designated to take control of AREVA NP and would be the single entry point for Indian side on [ Read more ]

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Setting Up of New Atomic Power Plants

February 8, 2017 0

The Government has accorded ‘in principle’ approval for the sites at Gorakhpur in Haryana and Mahi Banswara in Rajasthan for setting up 4 reactors of 700 MW each.  The Government has also accorded financial sanction [ Read more ]

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Safety Measures at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

February 2, 2017 0

The Kudankulam reactors deploy passive safety features, namely the Passive Decay Heat Removal System, additional system for Core Passive Flooding, Passive Filtering Systems, etc. Post Fukushima, a task force of NPCIL constituted for safety evaluation [ Read more ]