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India’s activities in nuclear fusion
21 April, 2022
Fusion power is seen as an important part of India’s long-term energy supply. The government hopes to build domestic demonstrators by mid-century. Saurav Jha reports
India’s dual track approach to nuclear new-build
14 September, 2021
India is to construct a fleet of domestically-designed reactors, along with VVERs imported from Russia and EPRs from France, Saurav Jha reports
Improving resilience of India’s fleet
24 September, 2020
New safety upgrades and severe accident management measures have been implemented at India’s nuclear power plants in the nine years since the Fukushima accident, as Saurav Jha reports
India’s digital transition
05 March, 2020
Future Indian pressurised heavy water reactors will benefit from upgraded digital instrumentation and control systems and instrumentation, Saurav Jha explains
Delay and decay
30 October, 2019
Saurav Jha looks at India’s approach to radioactive waste management.
India’s quest for nuclear fuel
10 September, 2019
India has always had ambitions to become self-sufficient in nuclear fuel production. Saurav Jha reviews recent developments in the country, including plans to increase uranium production ten-fold by 2032.
Eyeing LWR opportunities
27 March, 2019
Building on capabilities developed to supply systems and components for domestic PHWRs, India’s nuclear supply chain is now looking to enter the market for light water reactors. Saurav Jha reports
02 January, 2019
Saurav Jha gives an overview of the work to upgrade Asia’s oldest research reactor. Apsara-U resumed operation in September, significantly increasing India’s research and radioisotope production capability.
26 September, 2018
Saurav Jha looks at the unique role India will have in providing industrial support for Bangladesh’s Rooppur nuclear plant.
30 August, 2018
After many delays, India’s Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) looks to be nearing completion, Saurav Jha reports.
A path to Jaitapur
10 May, 2018
A March agreement envisages the start of work on six EPR reactors at Jaitapur in 2018. Saurav Jha examines whether this long-anticipated project will finally get off the ground.
India’s closed cycle
15 March, 2018
A closed fuel cycle can help India reduce its high-level waste while meeting its goal of a sustainable nuclear programme. Saurav Jha looks in more detail.
India’s research fleet
12 December, 2017
Saurav Jha explains how India is using its research reactor fleet to support its three-stage nuclear programme
Bright prospects for India’s future fleet
16 August, 2017
India has approved construction of 9GW of new nuclear plant. Saurav Jha looks at how this boost to its generating capacity will be achieved.
Fuel for India’s nuclear ambitions
07 April, 2017
Saurav Jha gives an update on India’s plans to use its abundant thorium resources for nuclear power production.
Coming of age in 2014
24 September, 2014
With the start-up of the first large PWR, and first criticality expected at an indigenously-designed fast reactor, 2014 is set to be a milestone year for nuclear power in India. But what does the future hold for the country’s ambitious three-stage programme? By Saurav Jha