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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

India has right to reprocess spent N-fuel, says Russia

India has the right to reprocess the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from the Russian built Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) by a supplementary agreement with Russia, which relieved the builders from the responsibility to take over the discharged SNF as originally envisaged.

Govt keen to sign accord with Russia for Unit III, IV of KNPP

Clearing the liability hurdle with Russia, the government is keen to sign the long-pending agreement for Unit III and IV of Kudankulam nuclear plant before its term ends in May and is planning to approach the Election Commission for clearance.

Kudankulam second N-power unit to undergo systems check

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) is hoping to carry out a full systems check, technically called hydro test, of its second 1,000 MW atomic power reactor at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), said a senior official.

KNPP first unit to touch optimum power production shortly

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant`s first unit would reach its full capacity of producing 1,000 MW of power soon, a top official of the plant said here on Thursday.