Page-6 of Nuclear Power Current Affairs, GK & News

Japan nuclear reactor for first time start operations since Fukushima Nuclear disaster

Japan for the first time has switched on a nuclear reactor nearly two years after all nuclear power stations were closed aftermath of the Fukushima disaster of 2011. The No 1 reactor at Sendai plant of Kyushu Electric Power started its operations and within few days it will start producing full power. The second Sendai ..

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Union Government announces Rs 1500 crore Indian Nuclear Insurance Pool

Union Government has launched an Indian Nuclear Insurance Pool (INIP) of 1,500 crore rupees as per the mandatory provision under the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act (CLND), 2010. It was announced by Minister of State (MoS) in the Department of Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh in New Delhi. With this launch, INIP became 27th nuclear ..

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India ranks 13th in generating electricity from nuclear source

India ranks at 13th position in the world in terms of generation electricity from nuclear source. This information was given by Minister of State (MoS) Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply in the Rajya Sabha to an unstarred question. As per the written reply The ranking was based upon the data published by Power Reactor ..

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Russia, Argentina sign agreements on economic & energy co-operation

Russia and Argentina have signed a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation. These agreements were signed following talks between Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her counterpart Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Both leaders hailed their co-operation as a comprehensive strategic partnership. The signed agreements include Russian investment in a ..

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Turkey begins construction of first nuclear power plant

Turkey on 14 April 2015 began the construction of its first nuclear power plant located at Akkuyu in Mersin province on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. It will be built by Akkuyu Project Company, a subsidiary of Russia’s nuclear agency Rosatom. Key Facts In 2010, Turkey and Russia had signed an agreement to set ..

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