Gauging India's Nuclear Power Potential

MIN READFeb 9, 2016 | 09:30 GMT

Russia's increasing involvement in India's nuclear power program includes Rosatom's building of two reactors at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.


India needs energy, including nuclear power, to support its growing population and economy. Unfortunately for India, its legal and policy framework make it less attractive for many foreign firms to cooperate with the country to build up its nuclear power sector. India needs those firms if it wants to meet its ambitious targets in nuclear development. So New Delhi will look to expand existing partnerships, such as with Russia, while the contributions of the nuclear sector to India's energy needs remain minimal....

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