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“Stable Salt Reactors could transform the energy economic outlook for India specifically regarding the aggressive decarbonisation targets that have been put in place.” – Rory O’Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, Moltex Energy

  Nuclear power is an important source that will contribute immensely towards a sustainable future. Rory O’Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, Moltex Energy, explains the significance of nuclear energy and highlights the importance of advanced technology used in nuclear reactors to Relin Hedly, New Media Communication. Excerpts… Your views on the state on Indian nuclear energy today, the challenge and opportunities ...

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Nuclear Energy Contributes To Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG)

According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), an organization is responsible for overseeing the use of nuclear technology for energy production worldwide, “nuclear power has significant potential to contribute to GHG reduction.” Between 1970 and 2015, the deployment of nuclear power has prevented the release of nearly 68 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide, according to the IAEA. The organization also ...

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Identify Strategies To Mitigate Erosion With Nuclear Techniques

Over 45 billion tons of soil is lost to erosion every year. Farmers and agricultural authorities in several countries have succeeded in slowing down erosion with the help of nuclear techniques. All over the world, the Earth’s fine soil particles are losing ground to erosion. As 95 percent of food is cultivated in soil, the health and availability of Earth’s ...

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The World Nuclear Waste Report 2019: Focus Europe

https://www.boell.de/sites/default/files/2019-11/World_Nuclear_Waste_Report_2019_Focus_Europe_0.pdf?dimension1=division_nona       source: boell.de

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The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2019

https://cdn.qualenergia.it/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/wnisr2019-hr.pdf   source: cdn.qualenergia.it

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SCHOTT’s ‘Fit & Forget’ EPAs Offer Best Bet for N-Reactors

Electrical Penetration Assemblies (EPA) allow for the electrical wiring to pass through the wall of the safety containment structure in nuclear reactors. In an interview with Asian Nuclear Energy, Thomas Fink, Head of the Nuclear Safety Division of the German High-Tech group SCHOTT AG, says glass-to-metal seals are best suited for this. Excerpts. Mr. Fink, SCHOTT AG is known all ...

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India to Generate 21,000 MW N-Power by ’20: BARC Official

Associate Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) S Kailas has said that India’s nuclear program aims to generate a total of 21,180 MW of power from atomic energy by 2020. He was speaking at a workshop in Bangalore recently. Kailas said that 17 reactors at six sites Tarapur, Rawatbhata, Kalpakkam, Narora, Kakrapar and Kaiga were in operation with a ...

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G-8 Move to Stall N-Tech Transfer Not to Hit India: PM

The G-8 resolution is restricting the transfer of enrichment and reprocessing (ENR) technology to countries outside the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty fold. India said that it was ‘not a legally binding document’ and hoped individual nations would implement civil nuclear pacts with India on a bilateral basis. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh  told the Lok Sabha recently that he could not ensure ...

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Sellers Vying to Build N-Power Plants in India: Chavan

“Several countries are keen to sell nuclear reactors to India but any deal in this regard would be struck only on terms set down by the Government,” Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Prithviraj Chavan told the Rajya Sabha recently. “We are planning to import nuclear reactors. But this would be done completely on our terms, otherwise not. ...

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A Kazakh Initiative towards a World Free From N-Weapons

By Marat Tazhin, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan On the occasion of the Twentieth Anniversary of Termination of Nuclear Tests at the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Testing Site (SNTS) held on 18th June 2009, Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbaev initiated a proposal to declare 29th August as the International Day of Renunciation of Weapons of Mass Destruction. He also made a proposal to work ...

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