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India has 6.8 gigawatts of existing nuclear generation capacity, which accounts for roughly 2% of the nation’s total capacity.(AP representative image)

India debuts largest nuclear reactor with more planned

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:01 PM IST
India is counting on its nuclear program to help meet its Paris climate commitments to reduce the emissions intensity.
Former Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Anil Kakodkar said the access to the imported uranium can accelerate the nuclear programme’s size as well as large scale thorium deployment.(Reuters/Representational Photo)
Former Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Anil Kakodkar said the access to the imported uranium can accelerate the nuclear programme’s size as well as large scale thorium deployment.(Reuters/Representational Photo)

To cut cost, nuclear reactors under construction, 17 more in pipeline: Official

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 12:08 PM IST
To increase standardisation and bring modularity in building atomic power reactors, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is going for fleet mode construction for future projects, DAE Secretary K N Vyas said on Friday.
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