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Chashma 4 nuclear power plant in action with grid

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The National Grid is linked to Chashma 4 nuclear power plant of Pakistan. The fifth power reactor for which Chinese-supplied pressurized water reactor (PWR) is expected to be operational soon To mark the connection to grid a ceremony was held by China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). Attendees were representatives from CNNC and the Pakistan Atomic […]…Read More

Pakistan assures nuclear assets safety

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: being a responsible nuclear state, Pakistan has evolved effective nuclear security architecture over the years and has developed substantial capacity for nuclear security training. Nuclear Security Training and Support Centres regularly contribute to the global efforts for enhancing nuclear security capacity building.This was the crux of the annual meeting of the International Network for NSSC recently organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad in…Read More

Nuclear power generation viable solution energy problems: Experts

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As the outer world is fast getting nuclear power energy to meet their domestic energy requirements, the energy-starved Pakistan needs to explore all available options particularly establishment of more nuclear power plants to have self-sufficiency in the electricity generation sector in order to get out of the grave energy shortfall, which is hampering the national growth. Since the country is confronted with multiple crisis particularly steep water shortage in…Read More

No danger of nuclear leaks from K2, K3

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article image ALI RAZA KHI: The nuclear plants planned to be built near Karachi are according to the latest designs, with radiation control devices installed and that there would be no danger of nuclear leaks from the plants. Dr. Ansar Parvez, former chairperson Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission and advisor to the National Command Authority and PAEC, said this during a detailed presentation on the K2 and K3 nuclear power plants that are going to be built with the assistance of China. The…Read More

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K-2 Nuclear Power Plant inaugurated

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The energy sector of Pakistan needs sincere efforts from public and private sector in order to free country from the shortfall menace. Alternate energy can be a great antidote’ to quash this challenge. Karachi Nuclear Power Plants (Kanupp) K2 is being constructed which will add about 1100MW to the national grid. The inauguration ceremony of K2 power plant took place recently. Prime Minster of Pakistan, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif unveiled the inauguration plaque this week…Read More

K-2 Nuclear Power Plant inaugurated

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The energy sector of Pakistan needs sincere efforts from public and private sector in order to free country from the shortfall menace. Alternate energy can be a great antidote’ to quash this challenge. Karachi Nuclear Power Plants (Kanupp) K2 is being constructed which will add about 1100MW to the national grid. The inauguration ceremony of K2 power plant took place recently. Prime Minster of Pakistan, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif unveiled the inauguration plaque this week. …Read More

PNRA allays safety concerns over nuclear power plants

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A senior official of Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) has said that chances of release of radioactive material into environment from upcoming K-2 and K-3 nuclear power plants in Karachi are very low. "The reactors are planned to have a double containment wall due to which there are very little chances of release of radioactive material into the environment," said Zaheer Ayub Baig, Director General (Corporate) PNRA, while speaking at a seminar in…Read More

Environmental edge of nuclear technology over conventional power generation methods

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article image SCIENTISTS ARE in quest of discovering new methods of power generation that should be cost and time effective, ecologically efficient, sustainable, reliable and possessing extended life cycle. Nuclear energy technology is the imperative source of carbon free electricity generation that puts it into the slab of an eco-friendly and sustainable mode of power generation than all other available power generation preferences. The benefit of nuclear technology that lures environmentalists…Read More