Nuclear Power Plant: News

20 Feb 2024


In a first, India seeks private investment in nuclear energy

India is seeking private investments of around $26 billion in its nuclear energy sector to increase electricity generation from non-carbon-emitting sources, as per Reuters.

04 Mar 2022


Russian forces seize Ukrainian nuclear plant after attack, says Kyiv

Russian forces have seized control of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, the largest in Europe, hours after it had caught fire amid shelling, Ukrainian officials said.

22 Aug 2021

Nuclear Fusion

Researchers achieve breakthrough, inch closer to igniting nuclear fusion reaction

Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's National Ignition Facility (NIF) in California successfully achieved a breakthrough that inches humankind closer to sustainable power generation by nuclear fusion last week.

19 Mar 2021


Pakistan connects first 1,100MW nuclear power plant to national grid

Pakistan has connected its first Chinese-assisted 1,100MW nuclear power plant in Karachi to the national grid that will help improve the country's economy by providing cost-effective and reliable electricity.

14 Mar 2019


India, US agree to build six nuclear-power plants in India

India and US have agreed to build six American nuclear power plants in India, in a boost to bilateral civil nuclear energy cooperation.

12 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

China plans to build university for nuclear power research

China is planning to build a university dedicated to nuclear power research to meet the severe shortage of qualified people at its rapidly expanding atomic energy facilities at home and abroad.

18 Mar 2018


'Solar' rays of hope at Chernobyl nuclear disaster site

More than 30 years after the worst nuclear disaster in history, Chernobyl is set to get a new lease of life as plans to transform it into a solar farm are in final stages.

24 Jul 2017


Fukushima: Robot captures first images of melted nuclear fuel

The first images of what is believed to be the melted nuclear fuel deposits inside Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant have been captured by an underwater robot.

18 May 2017


Cabinet gives approval for 10 new nuclear reactors

The Cabinet has announced its approval to construct 10 new indigenous pressurized heavy water nuclear reactors to augment the nuclear energy production in the country.