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EDF, General Electric sign strategic cooperation agreement for construction of 6 EPRs in India 26.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 26 (ANI): Xavier Ursat, Group senior executive vice president of EDF in charge of new nuclear projects and engineering, and Andreas Lusch, President and CEO of GE's Steam Power
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Berlin agrees to compensate power firms for nuclear exit 23.5.2018 General News
The German government approved a draft law today that paves the way for energy giants RWE and Vattenfall to receive hundreds of millions of euros in compensation for the country's decision to phase out nuclear power. The exact sum has yet to be determined but the environment ministry said the amount was unlikely to surpass a billion euros (USD 1.2 billion). The draft law will bring Germany into compliance with a 2016 court ruling that found energy suppliers had a right to financial compensation over Chancellor Angela Merkel's U-turn on nuclear energy. Merkel's government, which had earlier championed atomic power, decided in the wake of Japan's 2011 Fukushima disaster to immediately close eight of Germany's oldest nuclear plants and to shutter the other nine by 2022. German utility RWE and Swedish firm Vattenfall then sued the government, arguing that they deserved damages for the investments they had made in their power plants and the lost income they would suffer as a result of the .
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Jaitpur nuclear power plant poses no nuclear threat: Dr Anil Kakodkar 11.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Eminent nuclear scientist Dr Anil Kakodkar has said that the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur would pose no threat to environment or marine life. He stated this while pointing out that nuclear power is the only alternative for the long-term needs of the country. Kakodkar shared his views during a programme organised by Zee 24 Taas and Zee Marathi Disha — 'Manthan' — to mark 20 years of Pokhran nuclear tests in 1998. Following the Pokhran test, May 11 is celebrated as the National Technology Day. Vijay Kuvlekar, Editor-in-Chief, Zee 24 Taas, welcomed Kakodkar and explained that Manthan series has been started to facilitate the exchange of ideas and success stories of men and women associated with the event. Stating that Pokharan tests of 1998 brought India forward as a nuclear power, Kakodkar said that bottlenecks in the nuclear programme and the overall development also came to an end with these tests. He said that as far doubts regarding environmental issues raised about Jaitapur are concerned, ...
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India should secure its development, remain committed to climate-related actions: Ex-AEC chief 30.4.2018 General News
India should secure its development at the earliest and remain committed to the goals of climate change, former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman Anil Kakodkar said today. Terming management of climate change a globally shared responsibility, he said it could succeed only if development aspirations of countries remain "guaranteed". "India should secure her development as early as possible while remaining responsible on the climate front and not allow development to slow down while pursuing climate-related actions," Kakodkar said. The former AEC chairman was speaking at the release of policy think-tank CEEW's report on sustainable development and India's climate policy. Detailing India's energy needs, he pointed out that to reach a Human Development Index comparable to that of developed nations, the country would need around four billion tons of oil equivalent of total energy supply annually. "Electricity will constitute around 20 per cent of the total energy supply. It is my ...
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Who tipped off bizmen about Nanar refinery project? 25.4.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'One investor told us one leader in Gujarat had sent him to Konkan to buy land.'
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Nanar refinery: Cong delegation demands scrapping of project 21.4.2018 General News
A delegation of Maharashtra Congress leaders, which toured Nanar in Ratnagiri where the government plans to set up a mega-refinery, has said that the project should be scrapped as it was harmful to the environment and people were opposed to it. Delegation members, who were at Nanar on April 19-20, said that the refinery project would affect 15 villages in Rajapur taluka and two villages in Devgad taluka. "The homes of 30,000 people, 65 temples and eight mosques, spread across an area of 15,000 hectares, would go because of the project," members of the delegation said. "It will also destroy 13 lakh alphonso mango trees, seven lakh cashew trees as well as eight crore trees in the jungles nearby," MPCC general secretary, Rajan Bhosale, who was the coordinator of the delegation, told PTI. Explaining the loss the project would cause to the livelihoods of local residents, Bhosale said that a single mango tree resulted in an income in the range of Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000 ...
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Allies target BJP over Nanar project in Maharashtra 12.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
After the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP), the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party was targeted on Thursday by its allies, Shiv Sena and Maharashtra Swabhimana Party (MSP) over the upcoming Nanar refinery project coming up in coastal Ratnagiri.
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Agreement Between NPCIL and EDF of France 5.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Electricite de France (EDF) of France have on March 10, 2018 signed an Industrial Way Forward Agreement for implementation of six nuclear power reactor units at Jaitapur, Maharashtra with a total capacity of about 10,000 MW. The Evolutionary Pressurized Reactors (EPRs) are evolutionary reactors, whose design has evolved from “KONVOI’ and “N4’ reactors which have been in operation in Germany and France respectively for about two decades.
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PM Modi announces ex-gratia for kin of Iraq's victims 3.4.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh for each of the families of 39 workers killed by ISIS in Iraq.The announcement comes after Congress MPs from Punjab staged a protest in Parliament demanding compensation for the workers killed in Iraq.Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Monday brought the mortal remains of 38 out of the 39 Indians killed in Iraq by ISIS. Later, the Union Minister even visited the Amritsar to hand over bodies of 27 workers from Punjab.Yesterday, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu said the Punjab government has declared an ex-gratia compensation of Rs 5 lakh, a job for one family member and the continuation of the monthly pension of Rs 20,000 for the families of the deceased workers from Punjab.Last month, Sushma Swaraj informed Parliament that the 39 Indian workers abducted by ISIS from Mosul in 2014 had been killed.
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Construction of Jaitapur nuclear plant expected to begin by year-end: French ambassador 20.3.2018 General News
The construction of Jaitapur nuclear power plant in neighbouring Maharashtra, the largest such project in the world, is expected to begin this year-end, says French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler. He expressed confidence that the negotiations between entities of France and the Indian government would conclude by 2018-end. India and France had on March 10 inked an agreement to expedite the Jaitapur nuclear power plant project, with the aim of commencing work at the site around the year-end, during France President Emmanuel Macron's visit to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Macron had encouraged the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) and EDF France to accelerate the contractual discussions for the project, which is yet to see a consensus on key aspects such as credit limits. Once installed, the Jaitapur project will be the largest nuclear power plant in the world, with a collective capacity of 9,900 MW. "We have agreed on greater milestones during the ...
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Indo-French harmony: on President Macron's visit to India 13.3.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
PM Modi and President Macron deepen ties to work around global uncertainties
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Indo-French harmony 12.3.2018 Hindu: Editorial
PM Modi and President Macron deepen ties to work around global uncertainties
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PM Modi, Macron Push For World's Largest Nuclear Power Plant In India 12.3.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The leaders of France and India reiterated their intention to start work by the end of this year on what could become the world's largest nuclear power plant, advancing talks that have continued for...
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L&T JV secures Rs 442 crore Order 12.3.2018 General News
For supply of nuclear steam generator forgings
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We still need lot of sweat to get to the next point in Jaitapur: EDF CEO 11.3.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Interview with Jean Bernard Levy
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Prez Macron sells Rafale, PM Modi buys China antidote; top 10 developments 11.3.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
PM Narendra Modi and President Emmanuel Macron promised to fight climate change at the inaugural International Solar Alliance Summit
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Macron, Modi sign military pact with an eye on China; top 10 developments 10.3.2018 Latest News
India, France signed a pact to facilitate the use of each other's military facilities amid China's expansion in Indo-Pacific region
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India, France ink pact to expedite work on Jaitapur nuclear plant 10.3.2018 General News
India and France today inked an an agreement to expedite the Jaitapur nuclear power plant project, with the aim of commencing work at the site around the year-end. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron encouraged the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) and EDF France to accelerate the contractual discussions for the project, which is yet to see a consensus on key aspects such as credit limits. The two leaders emphasised on the need for the project to generate cost-effective electricity, remain economical and competitive financing package from the French side with reliable, uninterrupted and continued access to guaranteed fuel supply for the lifetime of the power plant. They also agreed to further their collaboration on transfer of technology and cost-effective localisation efforts of manufacturing in India. "The two leaders reiterated the goal of commencing works at the Jaitapur site around the end of 2018, and encouraged NPCIL and EDF to ...
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NPCIL, EDF ink Jaitapur nuclear power project pact 10.3.2018 DNA: Bangalore
NPCIL, EDF ink Jaitapur nuclear power project pact
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PM Modi, President Macron agree to strengthen India-France ties: Full... 10.3.2018 DNA: Bangalore
PM Modi, President Macron agree to strengthen India-France ties: Full...
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