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Title: Nuclear power plants in India: achieving clean and green energy

Authors: Usha Shukla; Rishabh Bajpai

Addresses: Department of Physics, Amity School of Applied Sciences, Amity University, Lucknow 226010, Utter Pradesh, India ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal 462003, India

Abstract: With the increasing demand in electricity and rising temperature of Earth due to global warming, nuclear power plants can address the current needs. Development in the realm of nuclear energy has become a necessity in order to fulfil the present need. The present paper will summarise the basic knowledge regarding the nuclear power plant and current status of nuclear energy in India. Moreover, the paper presents some limitations to nuclear energy. This review paper will be helpful for the beginners in the field of nuclear power plant.

Keywords: nuclear power plant; nuclear energy; India's nuclear power program; India's nuclear energy limitations.

DOI: 10.1504/IJNEST.2019.099722

International Journal of Nuclear Energy Science and Technology, 2019 Vol.13 No.1, pp.87 - 97

Received: 26 Nov 2018
Accepted: 15 Mar 2019

Published online: 26 Apr 2019 *

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