Nuclear Power Generation in India

 In India, though a power starved country, nuclear power generation is being resisted. Currently, nuclear power forms a distant 4th in terms of generation, after thermal, hydro-electric and renewable sources like solar and wind power. Though India started ambitiously in 2010 and announced 63000 MW, it has withered away its chances after Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.

Many nuclear projects are facing hurdles -Jaitapur and Haripur with state government refusing permission and public interest litigation in courts.

Despite all these opposition, the nuclear power generation are making slow progress. Despite severe protests Kudankulam Nuclear power plant has gone operational in 2014. India is also making progress in field of thorium-based fuels. It is working to design and develop a prototype for an atomic reactor using thorium and low-enriched uranium, a key part of India’s three stage nuclear power programme.

Here is a list of companies operating in the Indian Nuclear Power sector

News

BHEL to supply heat exchanger for Gorakhpur nuclear plant

BHEL has received work orders from Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd for supplying primary side heat exchangers. The contract ...
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Nuclear Power Corp continues investigation of coolant leak in Kakrapar

Nuclear Power Corporation has terminated emergency procedures in Kakrapar nuclear power station which it had announced in March ,2016 following ...
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Nuclear Power Corp plans new nuclear plant in Gorakhpur

Nuclear Power Corp is planning to set up a nuclear power plant in Gorakhpur village in Fatehbad district of Haryana ...
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Nuclear Power Generation in India

In India, though a power starved country, nuclear power generation is being resisted. Currently, nuclear power forms a distant 4th ...
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NPCIL to implement unit III and IV of Kudankulam

Nuclear Power Corporation of India has commenced operations to set up unit III and IV of Kudankulam Nuclear power project ...
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Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to begin construction of units 3 & 4 in April 2016.

Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant will begin construction of third and fourth unit by early 2016. Currently two units are operational ...
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List of All Companies in Nuclear Power Sector in India

Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd

Company Name: Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd OldName: Group : A Government of India Enterprise Address: Corp Office BHAVINI Project ...
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Institute For Plasma Research

Company Name: Institute For Plasma Research OldName: Group : Under Dept of Atomic Research Address: Corp Office Bhat Village, Near ...
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Nuclear Fuel Complex

Company Name: Nuclear Fuel Complex OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office Nuclear Fuel Complex, City: Hyderabad 500062 Rangareddy Telangana Tel: ...
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Nuclear Power Corp India Ltd

Company Name: Nuclear Power Corp India Ltd OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office Nabhikiya Urja Bhavan, , Anushaktinagar City: Mumbai ...
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