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Nuclear Regulatory Issues In India And The UAE

Two major international trade missions to India and the United Arab Emirates this month were opportunities for NEI and nuclear industry representatives to learn about trade-related regulatory issues, observe construction activity and pursue potential new opportunities. Led by NEI and consortia of business leaders, these missions play an important role for U.S. suppliers of commercial nuclear technology and services seeking ...

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Nuclear Regulation & Regulators

Argentine Nuclear Regulatory Authority (ARN) – The Nuclear Regulatory Authority reports to the President of Argentina and is empowered to regulate and control the nuclear activity with regard to radiological and nuclear safety, physical protection and nuclear non- proliferation issues. Association Vincotte Nuclear (AVN) – This is a non- profit organization licensed by the Belgian authorities in the field of ...

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Westinghouse Deal In The Offing

The chief executive of Toshiba Corp’s Westinghouse Electric said that he expects to sign a deal  to build six nuclear reactors in India in June 2016. He said, “It may take until early June, which is the next time that there’s going to be a government-to-government meeting with India.”  This would qualify as the first commercial nuclear deal with India, ...

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The Way Ahead – Nuclear Commerce

Commerce is the way ahead, particularly, nuclear commerce. Progress is partly trade and commerce. Trade and commerce requires connectivity, by road, rail, air and sea. Trade and commerce is a byproduct of demand and supply, and there is plenty of demand for clean energy. Traders in the guise of individuals, corporations, and governments indulge in commerce to expand their economies. That ...

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Nuclear Projects Delayed

India’s nuclear politics was in the limelight again, and not for the best of reasons. More than five years after it signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC), India ratified the insurance pooling agreement, which pertains to civil liability in the event of a nuclear accident in any of the acceding countries. Prima facie, this was a good move, bringing ...

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India Amongst Nuke Haves

INDIA AMONGST NUKE HAVES Amar Nararen   Nuclear power is the fourth-largest source of electricity in India after thermal, hydroelectric and renewable sources of electricity. As of 2013, India has 21 nuclear reactors in operation in seven nuclear power plants, having an installed capacity of 5780 MW and producing a total of 30,292.91 GWh of electricity.   While six more reactors are ...

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NPCIL Assessing Orissa State’s Potential for N-Power Complex

A site in India’s eastern state of Orissa is under investigation for suitability for a 4000 to 6000 MWe nuclear power complex, according to the local State Government Energy Minister Surya Narayan Patro. The potential complex at Pati Sonapur in Orissa’s Ganjam district, would be India’s largest by far, providing on its own more than the country’s entire current nuclear ...

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N-Energy to Power N-Tech Professional Job Market

Students of engineering have a wider choice these days with the nuclear energy getting a boost as an industry with greater involvement of the private sector in it. The added choice is nuclear technology as subject of specialization for aspiring engineering students in Indian universities.  With the government planning a five-fold increase in the existing nuclear power capacity by 2020 ...

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IOCL Poised to Play Big Role in India’s N-Power Development

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) has positioned itself for involvement in the country’s growing nuclear sector while India’s cooperation deals in this field continued.India’s national oil company has recently joined… with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) in a memorandum of understanding “for partnership in setting up nuclear power plants in India.” 30 Units in Offing India’s nuclear sector ...

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India’s N-Power Generation Drive Sparks Safety Fears

With the Indian Government launching a massive drive for stepping up the country’s nuclear power generation capacity, the issue of nuclear safety has assumed great significance. Some analysts say there could be cause for alarm, given the non-transparent nature of India’s state-controlled nuclear energy sector – there is no way to estimate whether safety issues will be carefully followed. India ...

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