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Kudankulam n-plant II restarts generation

The unit was shut down early this month due to water and steam leakage.

May 20, 2017, 20:11 PM IST

Kudankulam nuclear plant units deal with Russia on

India`s largest nuclear power plant, will be signed during the India-Russia bilateral summit between PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

May 19, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Power generation stopped in Kudankulam unit-2 due to snag

The power generation in the second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) was stopped temporarily on Tuesday following snag in the turbine of the unit.

Apr 04, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

Russian automated control systems to arrive in Kudankulam from 2018

The road map for cooperation between Russia and India in the sphere of nuclear power provides for the construction of a total of 12 power units in different locations in India.

Dec 26, 2016, 08:34 AM IST

Kudankulam unit 2 physical start-up process begun: Sources

The physical start-up of the second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu that went critical last week has been conducted successfully, a source at the plant said on Thursday.

Jul 21, 2016, 21:10 PM IST

India, Russia discussing cost of Kudankulam Units 5,6

India is in discussions with Russia on the costing for construction of Units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) to be built by Russia`s atomic power corporation Rosatom, parliament was told on Thursday.

May 05, 2016, 16:37 PM IST

Kudankulam n-plant to be reconnected to grid in five days

According to Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO), the Kudankulam nuclear power plant is expected to be connected to the grid on January 24.

Jan 22, 2016, 13:26 PM IST

Kudankulam unit 1 to restart soon, unit 2 by March

The first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelvelli district, around 650 km from Chennai, was shut down in June 2015 for 60 days for refuelling and maintenance work.

Jan 16, 2016, 20:02 PM IST

TN seeks central intervention for resuming power generation from KNPP

With its wind season drawing to a close and no clear indication of when Unit-I of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) would recommence operations, Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday sought Central intervention in this matter.

Oct 07, 2015, 12:28 PM IST

Kundankulam nuclear plant shut down for annual maintenance

The first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will be shut down on Wednesday for annual maintenance and refuelling activities, said Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL).

Jun 24, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Kudankulam n-plant reactor trips, stops generation

The first 1,000-MW unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) stopped generation on Saturday evening after the reactor tripped, the Power System Operation Corporation Ltd. (PSOCO) said on Sunday.

May 10, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

1000 MWe generated daily from Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant

 Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) is generating 1000 MWe daily and has produced 534 crore units till date, plant official said on Wednesday.

Mar 25, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Work for 3, 4 units in Kudankulam to begin in April 2016

 The first phase of the work for setting up the third and fourth units of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project would begin in April 2016.

Mar 15, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

Challenge now to negotiate plant price with US: Srinivasan

Senior nuclear scientist M R Srinivasan, welcoming the agreement reached between India and the US in the nuclear power field Sunday, said the challenge now is on discussions on the cost of the plants to be imported from the US.

Jan 25, 2015, 23:25 PM IST
Kudankulam N-plant restarts power generation

Kudankulam N-plant restarts power generation

 Power generation at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) has restarted after the first unit's reactor and turbine tripped Jan 14, said Power System Operation Corporation Ltd. (POSCO) on Monday.

Jan 19, 2015, 09:08 AM IST

Kudankulam: Cost of units 3, 4 surpasses Rs 39,000 crore

 Due to liability issues, the cost of units 3 and 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant has shot up to Rs 39,747 crore, more than twice the cost of units 1 and 2, which will lead to an increase in per unit cost of power.

Dec 03, 2014, 18:12 PM IST

Kudankulam likely to resume power generation in December

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), whose unit 1 was shut down due to some issues in turbine functioning in September, is expected to resume power generation by the first week of December, the government said on Wednesday.

Nov 26, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

Kudankulam turbine to run with parts from another unit

Work on restarting the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has commenced by using the components taken from the second unit's turbine, said sources.

Oct 28, 2014, 13:30 PM IST

Kundankulam N-plant out of action due to turbine problem

A major problem in the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has put the unit out of action for around six-eight weeks, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) said Monday.

Oct 20, 2014, 16:19 PM IST

Kudankulam nuclear plant to restart soon

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will soon restart generation of 1,000 mw power as all the mandatory tests have been completed, a senior official said on Friday.

Aug 15, 2014, 13:01 PM IST