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Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant : Areva’s EPR is industrial failure

Courtesy: European Institute for International Law and International Relations The French nuclear programme was forcibly imposed to the country by Pierre Messmer in February 1974, taking advantage of the fact George Pompidou was dying. The French Council of Ministers voted the… Continue Reading →

Hundreds protest France nuclear firm in Niger

December 21, 2013  . Niamey (AFP) – Up to 1,000 demonstrators marched in the Niger capital Niamey on Saturday to protest their country’s “unbalanced” partnership with nuclear firm Areva as the French giant negotiates a new uranium mining agreement with… Continue Reading →

Repeating Enron in Jaitapur- Miscalculations of the cost of energy from Jaitapur will cost #India

  Suvrat Raju, Hindu    The tariff of Rs. 4 per unit of electricity is unrealistic unless the government subsidises the cost of the first two Areva reactors by Rs. 22,000 crore More than a decade after Enron’s collapse, its… Continue Reading →

Areva seeks help of French govt on cost sharing for Jaitapur project in Maharashtra

Sanjay Jog  |  Mumbai  June 16, 2013 , BS NPC insists that per unit tariff be equivalent to new coal based project during phase I commissioning In a major breakthrough, Areva, which proposes to initially supply two evolutionary pressurized reactors (EPRs) of 1,650… Continue Reading →

#India -Village falls within Jaitapur nuclear reactor’s 2-km danger zone #WTFnews

Nitin Ghanekar reports in  Hindustan times, June 10, 2013 Since we are so close to the plant, we fear that we might be displaced. SACHIN WAGH DHARE, a Dhanivare resident JAITAPUR/MUMBAI: Residents of Dhanivare village are a worried lot. Given… Continue Reading →

Don’t fund Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant , locals urge European banks

Friday, Jun 7, 2013, 6:47 IST | Agency: DNA Dilnaz Boga Protesters at the proposed site for a nuclear plant at Jaitapur sent an e-mail to the three main bankers — BNP Paribas, Societe Generale and Credit Agricole in France… Continue Reading →

Paris – Secret meeting for Jaitapur Reactors continues despite protests in India #WTFnews

  PARIS, June 5, 2013 Investors’ meet on for underwriting package for Jaitapur reactors even as protests continue  Vaiju Naravane  A crucial investors’ meeting to underwrite the financial package for two 1,650 megawatt Areva EPR reactors to be built in Jaitapur,… Continue Reading →

Anti-Areva Protest: Letter to French and European Bankers from Fishermen and Farmers of Jaitapur

02 June 2013 To, The Presidents / Chief Executive Officers, The French and European Bankers,   SUBJECT:- FINANCING OF PROPOSED JAITAPUR NUCLEAR POWER PROJECT.   Dear Sir / Madam,   We the people of Jaitapur, Madban, Sakhari Nate, Mithgavane, Niveli,… Continue Reading →

Jaitapur villagers oppose investors’ meeting, hidden from Locals

PUNE, June 4, 2013 Staff Reporter, The Hindu Konkan Bachao Samiti says this meet was hidden from the locals to avoid furore Even as officials of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) left for… Continue Reading →

Jaitapur nuclear power plant :A very expensive proposition

  A very expensive proposition MV Ramana and Suvrat Raju February 12, 2013, HT During his visit to India this week, French President Francois Hollande is likely to urge the government to conclude a questionable deal to purchase six nuclear… Continue Reading →

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