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Nuclear-wary Japan restarts another atomic reactor

Nuclear-wary Japan restarts another atomic reactor

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has aggressively promoted nuclear energy, calling it essential to powering the world's third-largest economy.

Russia invites India to join fast-neutron reactor project

Russia invites India to join fast-neutron reactor project

A fast neutron reactor, also known simply as a fast reactor, is a type in which the nuclear fission chain reaction is sustained by fast neutrons.

China developing world's smallest nuclear reactor for South China Sea islands

China developing world's smallest nuclear reactor for South China Sea islands

China would probably be the first nation to use such military technology on land.

Japan likely to scrap fast-breeder nuclear reactor: Reports

Japan is likely to scrap a prototype fast-breeder nuclear reactor in the country`s west that has operated for less than a year in over two decades, local media reported on Wednesday.

Kudankulam n-plant II to generate 1,000 MW in 3 months

Kudankulam n-plant II to generate 1,000 MW in 3 months

"In the next three months, the second unit will reach to 100 per cent power and will operate at 1,000 MW"

Japan restarts another reactor, fourth since tsunami disaster shutdown

A Japanese utility on Friday said it started up a nuclear reactor, the fourth to come back online following a nationwide shutdown after the March 2011 tsunami disaster.

India closing in on Westinghouse deal to build six nuclear reactors

India closing in on Westinghouse deal to build six nuclear reactors

 India expects to seal a contract with Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to build six nuclear reactors in the first half of next year, a senior government official said, in a sign its USD 150 billion dollar nuclear power programme is getting off the ground.

Japan restarts full commercial operation of second N-reactor

The resumption of full commercial operation followed a final two-day inspection by the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA), Japan's nuclear watchdog, Xinhua news agency reported.

Japan restarts second nuclear reactor despite opposition

Japan Thursday restarted a second nuclear reactor after a shutdown triggered by the 2011 Fukushima crisis, as the government pushes to return to a cheaper energy source despite widespread public opposition.

China, US, Iran reach consensus over nuclear reactor in Tehran

China, the US and Iran on have reached broad consensus over the modification of Tehran's Arak nuclear reactor, one of the West's main concerns, according to a press release by a Chinese nuclear delegation.

China readies its own n-reactor for export this year

A nuclear reactor being developed by China - the CAP1400 - will be ready for export this year, an executive of the SNPTC state nuclear corporation, Gu Jun, said at a conference in the Chinese capital.

Russia to build most powerful laser station

Russia is all set to build the world`s most powerful dual-purpose laser station at an approximate cost of 45 billion rubles ($1.5 billion).

Robots to fabricate fuel for new N reactors

Hyderabad-based NFC under the Department of Atomic Energy, has decided to induct robots in fuel fabrication procedure.

Japan`s controversial nuclear reactor reaches criticality

Japan`s controversial "fast-breeder" nuclear reactor reached criticality -- the point when a nuclear chain reaction becomes self-sustaining -- on Saturday following 14 years of suspension.