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India ranks 13th in terms of electricity generation from nuclear source

Ques. Discuss briefly about India’s potential of generating electricity from nuclear source. There are thirty one countries including India in the world which generate electricity from nuclear source. According to the data published in 2014, by Power Reactor Information System (PRIS) of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), India ranked at 13th position in terms of generation. However, it stood at 7th position in terms of number of reactors in operation country-wise globally. The current installed nuclear power capacity is 5780 MW, which is expected to Continue reading →