Japan`s nuclear regulator was on Wednesday expected to approve the restarting of two atomic reactors, in a move likely to ignite fresh protest over returning to the technology more than three years after the Fukushima crisis.
Japan is set to release an updated work schedule to achieve a `cold shutdown` of
the crippled reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.
Japan crisis has raised concerns about safety of nuclear plants worldwide.
The Fukushima plant was crippled by an earthquake and tsunami which left at least 18,000 dead.
Russia Tuesday signed a contract
to build two additional reactors at China`s Tianwan nuclear power plant, with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao in Russia for
several days of energy talks.
State-run Nuclear Power
Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) expects to begin work on its
10 reactors of 700 MW each by March 2012.
With over 35 N-reactors under construction across Asia, nuclear renaissance is sweeping the continent.
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