Closing nuclear fuel cycle important to meet climate change threat

With the threat of climate change looming large, it is important to close the nuclear power fuel cycle so that the base fuel could be used more efficiently. With a closed fuel cycle, nuclear power is almost akin to renewable energy, said a senior official here.

Allow to set up N-plants at thermal power plant sites: AEC

With public opposition to nuclear energy plants leading to land acquisition issues, AEC chairman R K Sinha today suggested that the government could allow it to use the sites earmarked for thermal plants to set up N-plants.

Power generation stopped in TN thermal plant`s two units

Power generation was on Monday stopped at the Thermal power plant here after its two units developed some technical problems, officials said.

Over 1,000 CISF personnel for thermal power plants

Govt has sanctioned more than 1,000 CISF personnel for providing security cover to various thermal power plants across the country besides the Infosys.

Centre to help UP, Bihar in modernising thermal power plants

The Centre on Friday promised to help Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in renovation and modernisation of thermal power plants whose plant load factor (PLF) was low.