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

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 15:26

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.

Kudankulam N-power plant unit generates 1,000 MW

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 16:25

The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project generated its rated capacity of 1,000 MW, said a senior official.

AAP candidate Udhayakumar gets pre-arrest bail

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 20:53

Anti-nuclear activist and AAP nominee in Lok Sabha polls SP Udhayakumar was granted anticipatory bail by the Madurai Bench of Madras HC in a two-year old criminal case linked to an anti-KNPP protest.

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

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 19:07

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

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 15:33

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

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 12:30

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.

Kudankulam N-plant`s commercial operation delayed by two months

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 00:34

The commercial operation of the first 1,000 MW unit at KNPP has been delayed by two months, said plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.

Kundankulam n-plant to generate over 700 MW next week

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 17:46

Indian atomic energy regulator has allowed the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) to increase the power generation of the first unit at Kudankulam up to 75 percent, said a top official.

Tests to be conducted at Kudankulam nuclear plant

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 21:11

Mandatory tests prescribed by India`s atomic regulator will be carried out at KNPP`s first unit before the reactor power is increased, said a senior official.

Nuclear Reactor Regulators Forum meeting concludes

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 00:43

The 20th meeting of the Russian-designed VVER Nuclear Reactor Regulators Forum concluded here on Friday.

AERB Chairman visits Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 13:21

Senior officials of Atomic Energy Department, including the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board Chairman, Wednesday visited the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tirunelveli district.

KNPP generation touches 400 MW

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 18:42

Power generation from Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) has touched 400 MW, a top official said on Saturday.