Despite a relatively robust position in its nuclear business, Russia’s state atomic energy corporation Rosatom is pushing the envelope by revving up renewable projects in sectors such as wind energy and small hydro.
5,000 trillion kWh per year energy incident over India's land area makes solar a very lucrative option. However, factors like absence of manufacturing facility for silicon wafers, viability of projects due to progressively lower tariffs and looming grid management issues could create roadblocks
Russia’s nuclear energy corporation, Rosatom, is in advanced stages of implementing a plan to develop advanced metal additive manufacturing technology by producing 3D printed parts for the country’s nuclear industry.
Rosatom currently has eight reactor units in Russia and 36 nuclear reactors in various stages of planning and construction in more than a dozen countries (the largest internationally) and eight in Russia.
The proposed Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority Bill is seen as a crucial step in strengthening the functional independence of the country’s atomic regulator and give it the necessary statutory backing.
The amendments moved to the Finance Bill, 2017, last week not only involved changes to applicable tax proposals but also structural changes to tribunals, appellate tribunals, boards and authorities under 17 separate Acts.
Startup India Action Plan, which consists of 19 items spanning across areas such as handholding, funding support, incentives and
an industry-academia partnership, comes as a much-needed fillip to new ventures
Post Toshiba Corporation’s decision to pull out of building nuclear power plants, its US reactor vendor Westinghouse Electric’s India plan had run into uncertainty. However, in recent discussions with NPCIL, Westinghouse is said to have “expressed willingness” to continue with the proposed project in India
In a conversation with the Indian Express, Panagariya has suggested that the GDP estimate for the third quarter of 2016-17 was not surprising considering that inflation rates post demonetisation period have held up.
In view of financial woes of power project developers due to worsening of macroeconomic environment, govt has asked PFC and REC to explore possibility for creation of Stressed Assets Equity Fund & Stressed Assets Lending Fund.
Idea of pushing private asset restructuring companies is gaining traction even as concerted efforts by the RBI and the Centre to resolve the bad loans issue in the past have shown no tangible signs of improvement
In an interview to The Indian Express, Anant emphasised that additional data will help in getting a better picture of October-December, the quarter of demonetisation, and it will be reflected in revised estimates next year.
The role of the management holds the key in ensuring a safe work environment, but figures show that the responsibility for at least 63% of the documented accidents in coal mines over the last 3 years goes to the management and the supervisory staff.