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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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China, India Top the Nuclear Century Outlook

China and India have topped the Nuclear Century Outlook, followed by the United States in the third slot in terms of growth potential as envisaged by the World Nuclear Association. This Outlook is: A conceptualization of nuclear power’s potential worldwide growth in the 21st Century; and An evaluation of nuclear energy’s environmental contribution. The Outlook is unique in nature and ...

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IAEA Holds Catalyst Workshop as 60 Nations Plan for N-Power

A Workshop on Tools for Nuclear Energy System Assessment for Long-Term Planning and Development was held at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria, recently. As many as 60 countries are now considering nuclear power as part of their future energy mix, while 20 of them might have a nuclear power programme in place by 2030, according to the ...

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UBM India –DAE Webinar Draws Good Response

UBM India and the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India, jointly organized a Webinar on the theme – Nuclear Power for Energy Security of India, on 30 June 2009. The Webinar was one of the activities conducted as a prelude to India Nuclear Energy 2009 – International Exhibition and Conference, which is organized by UBM India from 13 ...

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SCHOTTs Symposium on Safety Tech for Future N reactors

Leading companies and experts involved in India’s ambitious nuclear power development programme and German International Technology Group SCHOTT, a key player in the worldwide nuclear industry got together at a symposium recently in Mumbai to discuss about ‘Safety Technologies for Future Reactors’ and various other aspects of India’s nuclear energy development programme. The objective of the symposium, organized by SCHOTT, ...

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Swedish N-Mission in India to Explore JVs in Safety

A Swedish Business Delegation on Nuclear Technology and Safety Management arrived in India on April 14, 2009 headed by Ambassador of Sweden to India Lars-Olof Lindgren. The delegation, which comprises Swedish companies, technology providers, government agencies and research institutes within the area of nuclear energy, will focus on understanding the Indian nuclear energy market and exploring business opportunities where Sweden ...

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Nuclear power plants to get new lease of life: Kakodkar

The inaugural units of India’s first nuclear power plant, Tarapur Atomic Power Station (TAPS), completed 40 years of successful generation of electricity from nuclear energy power on 1st April, 2009 and is still going strong running at 100 per cent capacity. The station has generated more than 77 billion units of electricity so far, and is supplying it to Maharashtra ...

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