Under the agreement, Areva SA would finance and support IIT-B’s PhD students who would work on energy research and development projects
Mumbai: The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) and French nuclear energy company Areva SA have inked an agreement for collaboration in research and development projects.
Under the agreement, Areva SA would finance and support IIT-B’s Ph.D. students who would work on energy research and development projects through the grant fellowship agreement.
The collaboration would include development of nuclear fuel cycle products and services, nuclear reactor design and construction, renewable energy and energy storage for deployment and industrialisation.
Areva SA is planning to construct two reactors at the proposed 9,900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, 400 km south of Mumbai.
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