Research and Markets: Analyzing Nuclear Power in India 2015-2020

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8t24h9/analyzing_nuclear) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing Nuclear Power in India" report to their offering.

India boasts of a quickly advancing and active nuclear power program. It is expected to have 20 GW of nuclear capacity by 2020, though they currently stand as the ninth in the world in terms of nuclear capacity.

However, India is not a signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. This has many times in their history prevented them from obtaining nuclear technology vital to expanding their use of nuclear industry. Another consequence of this is that much of their program has been domestically developed, much like their nuclear weapons program.

India been using imported enriched uranium and are under International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards, but it has developed various aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle to support its reactors. Development of select technologies has been strongly affected by limited imports. Use of heavy water reactors has been particularly attractive for the nation because it allows Uranium to be burnt with little to no enrichment capabilities. India has also done a great amount of work in the development of a Thorium centered fuel cycle. While Uranium deposits in the nation are extremely limited, there are much greater reserves of Thorium and it could provide hundreds of times the energy with the same mass of fuel.

The report - Analyzing Nuclear Power in India, explores the importance of nuclear power in today's world, with Section One being dedicated to Understanding the Basics of Nuclear Power. The report looks at the basics of the nuclear industry that is, how a plant works, analyzing and understanding the fuel cycle, the various components which are involved in the working of a nuclear power plant, and much more. Economics, issues and barriers, and other such factors are also explored in-depth in this report.

This report includes a complete analysis of the Indian Nuclear Power Industry, including an analysis of the nuclear power stations in India, the US-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement, the major Indian player in nuclear power - that is, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited, and much more. Industry profile, industry developments, technological developments, non-proliferation issues, Uranium fuel cycle developments, and lots more information is included in this research report. This research offering is a comprehensive A to Z guide on the Indian nuclear power industry.

Key Topics Covered:

A. Executive Summary

Section 1: Understanding Nuclear Power

B. Basics of the Nuclear Industry

C. Profiling the Nuclear Power Industry

D. Analyzing the Economics of Nuclear Power

E. Global Climate Change & Nuclear Power

F. Challenges & Barriers to Nuclear Power

G. Future of the Nuclear Power Industry

Section 2: Indian Nuclear Power Industry

H. Introduction to the Industry

I. Non-Proliferation in the Industry

J. Analyzing the US-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement

K. Future of the Nuclear Power Industry in India

L. Leading Industry Player - Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited

M. Nuclear Power Stations in India

N. Appendix

O. Glossary of Terms

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
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Sector: Nuclear Power, Nuclear Power