Nuclear Reactors Current Affairs - 2020

China plans to build 6-8 Nuclear Reactors per year from 2020 to 2025

In March 2019, China reportedly had 46 nuclear reactors active. These 46 nuclear reactors provided a power capacity of 42.8 GW. At the end of May 2020, the Nuclear Capacity of China was at 48.8 GW. By 2035, China Nuclear Energy Association has set a target to achieve about 200 GW nuclear power capacities either Read More…

Apsara: BARC recommissions upgraded version of India’s oldest research reactor

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Trombay has recommissioned India’s oldest nuclear research reactor named ‘Apsara’, which was shut down permanently in 2009 for repair. The refurbished version of this reactor has been named as ‘Apsara-upgraded’ (Apsara-U) and also has double capacity compared to its earlier version.  It is located within India’s nuclear weapons facility at Read More…