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Nuclear Power Market - India: Market Research Report

December 2011 | 114 pages | ID: NB1067633BDEN
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The global outlook series on the Nuclear Power Market in India provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings.

Illustrated with 25 fact-rich market data tables, the report briefly discusses the role of nuclear power in the Indian power sector, present dynamics in nuclear reactor establishments, international agreements and other aspects related to the sector in the Indian market.

The report also recapitulates recent noteworthy mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic developments.

Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 103 companies worldwide.

Overview & Outlook
India’s Power Generation Capacity Increases; Nuclear Energy Accounts for Minute Share

Table 1. Installed Power Generation Capacity in India by Region (2011): Capacity in GW for Western Region, Southern Region, Northern Region and Others
Table 2. Indian Power Generation Capacity by Source (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Generation Capacity for Thermal, Hydroelectric, Renewables and Nuclear

Electricity Generated from Indian Nuclear Sector to Surge

Table 3. Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis of Nuclear Power Market Analyzed in terms of Annual Electricity Generated in Billion Kilowatt-Hours for Years 2010 through 2015

Investments in Alternative Sources to Soar
The Need for Nuclear Energy Thrives


India – One of the Fastest Growing Markets for Nuclear Energy Globally
India – Among the Leading Six Nations in Nuclear Power Generation
India’s Nuclear Power Generation Goes Ahead of Targets
Nuclear Power Plants in India

Table 4. Active and Planned Capacities for Nuclear Power in India
Table 5. Operating Nuclear Power Reactors in India by Type, Capacity and Year of First Commercial Operation
Table 6. Nuclear Power Reactors Under Construction in India by Type, Capacity and Expected Month & Year of Commercial Operation

Kaiga Atomic Power Station
Kakrapar Atomic Power Station
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant
Madras Atomic Power Station
Rajasthan Atomic Power Station
Tarapur Atomic Power Station
Narora Atomic Power Station
Nuclear Power Prospects in India
Business Opportunities for Nuclear Power in India
US-India Nuclear Deal
Separation of Military and Civilian Nuclear Programs
IAEA Safeguards for Civilian Nuclear Establishments
Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Technology
US-India Nuclear Agreement: A Boon for Indian Electricity Generation Market
Economic Elements Behind US-India Nuclear Deal
Interests of the US Economy in Indian Nuclear Market
Countries Rush to Sign Nuclear Deals with India
Select Agreements in a Nutshell
Indo-American Agreement
Indo-French Agreement
Indo-Russian Agreement
Indo-Mongolian Agreement
Indo-Namibian Agreement
Indo-Argentinean Nuclear Deal
Indo-Canadian Agreement
Indo-Kazakhstan Agreement
Indo-Korean Deal
Australia Lifts Uranium Supply Ban to India
US’ Antagonism to Nuclear Liability Bill 2010
India Issues Finalized Rules on Nuclear Supplier Liability
Energy Security and Nuclear Power Policy in India
Energy Security in the Indian Context

Table 7. Percentage Share of Annual Electricity Generation Potential by Energy Source

Indian Nuclear Power Policy
The Three-Stage Nuclear Power Program
India - Only Country Active in All Three Fuels
Stage 1
Strong Native R&D Capability – A Key Contributor to Success in Stage 1
Stage 2
Stage 3
Administrative Setup for Nuclear Energy Sector in India
Indian Government Exercises Full Control of Nuclear Power Generation in India
Doors Remain Closed on FDI and Private Sector Participation in Nuclear Energy Generation
Indian Nuclear Technology – Conspicuously Absent in International Nuclear Market
Indian Nuclear Energy Sector Holds Potential to Go Global
Research in Nuclear Reactors
Uranium Mining in India
Uranium Processing
Thorium Cycle


Recent Years Marred with Uranium Supply Shortages, International Supply Eases Situation
Improved Fuel Supply Alleviates Capacity Utilization Issues
Japan’s Nuclear Power Plant Explosion, Will it Affect India’s Nuclear Power Plans?
Emphasis on Safety Rises in the Indian Nuclear Power Sector
India Endorses Need for High Scrutiny in Nuclear Plant Safety, Tables New Bill in Parliament
Protests Marr India’s Nuclear Dream
New NSG Rules Irks India
New Uranium Deposits Cheers up Indian Nuclear Power Sector
India to Foray into the Global Nuclear Reactors Market
Engineering Companies to Benefit from NSG Waiver
Foreign Companies to Enter Indian Nuclear Market
Opportunities for Private Players
Indian Power Companies Raring to Invest in Nuclear Power
NSG Waiver to Open Up Nuclear Energy Market


DAE – The Nodal Body for Nuclear Power in India
Atomic Energy Commission of India
Research Bodies Under DAE
Bhabha Atomic Research Center
Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research
A Leading Publisher of Papers Worldwide
Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology
Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploitation and Research
Industrial Units Under DAE
Heavy Water Board
Nuclear Fuel Complex
Facilities in the Nuclear Fuel Complex
Board of Radiation & Isotope Technology
Public Sector Undertakings Under DAE
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited
Global Recognition Mirrors Superior Capabilities of NPCIL
Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited
Uranium Corporation of India Ltd.
Indian Rare Earths Ltd.
Electronics Corporation of India Ltd.


Nuclear Energy: A Growing Need for Both Developed and Emerging Economies

Table 8. Global Nuclear Power Generation by Geographic Region (2011 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Electricity Generated through Nuclear Power for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan) and Rest of World

Global Nuclear Power Generation to Cross 3750 billion kWh by 2030
US Remains a Major Contributor in the Industry
Despite Growth in Generation, Nuclear Power Share in Global Electricity Remains Largely Stagnant

Table 9. Percentage Share Contribution of Nuclear Energy to Total Electricity Generation in Select Countries (2006-2009)

Concerns over Global Warming to Drive Demand for Nuclear Energy
Energy Security to Drive Nuclear Power Market
The Fukushima Nuclear Plant Disaster
Local Event – Global Impact: The Aftermath of Japan’s Nuclear Disaster
Japanese Power Crisis
Germany Quits Nuclear Power
Problems Crop Up at Home after German Nuclear Shutdown Announcement
France Feels the Ripples of Nuclear Safety Debate
China to Balance Investments in Energy Sources
Political Will towards Nuclear Energy Wanes in the wake of Japan’s Earthquake
Amidst Controversies Nuclear Power Makes a Comeback to the Fore
Initial Uproar on Safety of Nuclear Energy Wanes
Present Nuclear Power Capacity & Proposed Additions
World Nuclear Power Capacity - 2011

Table 10. World Nuclear Power Capacity (As of 2011): Break-Up of Units and Net Capacity of Operating Nuclear Power Reactors by Region/Country
Table 11. Number of Nuclear Reactors in Operation and Operating Capacity Worldwide: 2000-2009

Nuclear Power Reactors Under Construction – 2011

Table 12. Nuclear Power Reactors Under Construction Worldwide (As of 2011): Number of Reactors and Net Capacity by Country
Table 13. Number of Nuclear Reactors Under Construction Worldwide (2001-2011)

Planned Nuclear Power Reactors

Table 14. Number of Planned Reactors Worldwide by Country (As of 2011)

Proposed Nuclear Power Reactors

Table 15. Number of Proposed Reactors Worldwide by Country (As of 2011)

Growth Drivers in a Capsule
Rapid Growth in Electricity Demand
Volatile Crude Oil Prices Stimulate Growth of Nuclear Power
Government Support Encourages Adoption of Nuclear Power
Experience Gain and Rise in Average Load Factor of Nuclear Reactors
Plant Life Extensions Breathe Life into the Industry
Expansion in Asia and Issues Over Energy Supply Security Drive Nuclear Power
Financial Incentives Motivate Nations to Increase Nuclear Power Production
Challenges in Store
Nuclear Accidents – A Major Challenge
Mishaps Remain Cause of Concern For Nuclear Power Industry
High Investment
Economic Risks of Nuclear Power
Environmental Issues with Storage and Management of Spent Fuel
Non-Proliferation Issues
Supply of Technical Man-Power
Public & Political Acceptance
Uranium Supply Market
Mined Uranium Continues to be the Major Source of Fuel Supply

Table 16. Global Uranium Supply by Mining Method (2009 & 2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Supply for Conventional, In-Situ Leaching and By-Product
Table 17. World Recoverable Uranium Reserves by Leading Country (2010)

Production of Uranium

Table 18. Global Uranium Production (1970-2010) from Mines (Million lbs of U3O8)
Table 19. Global Natural Uranium Production (1980-2010) in Thousand Tonnes

Kazakhstan Tops Natural Uranium Production

Table 20. Natural Uranium Production Worldwide by Country: 2005-2010

Leading Marketers of Uranium

Table 21. Leading Uranium Marketers Worldwide (2009 & 2010): Volume of Uranium Marketed for Cameco, Areva, KazAtomProm, Rio Tinto, ARMZ and Others
Table 22. Leading Uranium Mines Worldwide by Output: 2009 & 2010

Rising Uranium Prices

Table 23. Global Spot Prices of Uranium (1970-2010) in US$ per pound of U3O8
Table 24. Global Prices of Uranium (2001-2010) in US$ per pound of U3O8

Miners Gain Upper Hand
Regulations: An Overview
Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP)
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty


Defining Nuclear Power
Historical Development of Nuclear Power
Early Development of Nuclear Reactors
The Progress Phase
Present Usage of Nuclear Power
Nuclear Power – A Key Aspect of Future of Power Generation
Alternatives for Nuclear Fission Energy
Fossil Fuels
Natural Gas
Nuclear Fusion
Solar Thermal
Solar PhotoVoltaics
Geothermal Energy
Enhanced Geothermal Energy
Advantages of Nuclear Energy
Disadvantages of Nuclear Energy
Lifecycle of Nuclear Power Generation
Fission Material
Uranium – The Conventional Fuel for Nuclear Power Generation
Uranium-235 (235U)
Uranium-233 (233U)
Plutonim-239 (239Pu)
Consumption and Reserves of Uranium On the Rise

Table 25. Worldwide Uranium Reserves (*) by Type (2003 & 2005): Assured Reserves and Additional Reserves

Cost of Uranium Extraction
Economic Use of Uranium
Recycling Power Plant Steam
Production of Nuclear Power
Mechanism Underlying Nuclear Power Production
Nuclear Reactor
Types of Nuclear Reactors
Pressurized Water Reactors
Heavy Water Reactors
High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactors
Boiling Water Reactors
Advanced Nuclear Reactors
Uranium Fast Breeder Reactors
Thorium Breeder Reactors
Fourth Generation Reactors
Second, Third and Fourth Generation Reactors: A Comparison
Advantages of New Generation Nuclear Reactors
Safety Issues – At the Forefront of Nuclear Reactor Design
Radioactivity Control
Core Cooling Maintenance
Maintaining Barriers to Prevent Radiation Release
Development Costs of Nuclear Reactors
Nuclear Waste and Emissions

Table 26. Major Isotopes and Half Life Periods

Disposal of Nuclear Waste
Reprocessing of Nuclear Waste
Outline of Nuclear Waste Disposal Methods
Cooling in Supervised Pools
Reprocessing Radioactive Waste
Disposal of Remaining Waste
Solidifying Nuclear Waste
Multibarrier System
Cost Incurred on Waste Disposal and Decommissioning
Radiation and Effect on Human Life Cosmic Radiation
Terrestrial Radiation
Internal Radionuclides
Skin Burns
Genetic Changes
Research and Development in Nuclear Power


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