Nuclear Power Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia begins construction of 5th Nuclear Power Unit at Kudankulam

Russia started construction of fifth nuclear power unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu on June 29, 2021. Key points This development is a significant step in bilateral relation between both the countries. Rosatom (a Russian company) is providing technology to construct the Kudankulam plant. This plant has six units each having 1,000 MWe generation capacity. ..

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China-Russia to begin the biggest Nuclear Power Project

On May 19, 2021, China and Russia began the biggest Nuclear Power Project. The Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Chinese President Xi Jing Ping attended the ceremony that began the construction of the project on May 19, 2021. Background In 2018, Russia and China signed an agreement on Nuclear Energy Cooperation Project. Under the ..

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Iran launches advanced nuclear centrifuges

Iran recently launched Advanced Nuclear Centrifuges at the Natanz Nuclear Plant to mark its National Nuclear Technology Day. Key Highlights On April 10, 2021, Iran celebrated its National Day on Nuclear Technology. The celebrations were held in several Nuclear sites of Iran. As a part of the celebrations, Iran began operating IR-6 Centrifuges. Also, Iran ..

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Hualong One: China’s entry in Nuclear Power Sector

China recently connected its first indigenously developed third generation nuclear power reactor called Hualong one to its national grid. The Hualong One nuclear power reactor is first of its kind. About Hualong One According to the China National Nuclear Corporation, Unit 5 of Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant located in Fujian province was connected to the ..

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India-Kazakhstan sign Memorandum of Understanding

On November 17, 2020, India and Kazakhstan held seventh round of foreign office consultations via video conference. The countries signed the “Indian Grant Assistance for Implementation of High Impact Community Projects in Kazakhstan”. Highlights During the consultations, the countries reviewed their bilateral cooperation within the framework of their strategic partnership. The consultations covered economic, political, ..

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