Tagged: Nuclear

Nuclear power needed to slow global warming: Experts

Some of the world’s top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won’t be enough to head off extreme global warming, and they’re asking environmentalists to support the development of safer nuclear power as...

Railways to set up captive nuclear power plants

With the aim of reducing its power bill, railways is actively considering setting up captive nuclear power plants to meet the rising demand of energy for train operation. “Talks are going on with Nuclear...

Kudankulam power worries wind farms

Power from unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) will start flowing into the Southern grid. This comes as a relief to the small and medium industries while the manufactures of wind energy are...

Nuclear power, unclear future

The India-US nuclear deal is all very well, but our ambitious programme needs indigenous uranium. The recent announcement that the first unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant has gone critical will act as...

UP promises land for second nuclear power plant in state

The Uttar Pradesh government has promised to make available land for development of second nuclear power plant in the state. The proposal was put forward by UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in a meeting with Planning Commission Deputy...