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India, Russia finally sign agreement on Kudankulam 3, 4 units

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 20:11

After years of deadlock on liability issue, India and Russia have signed an agreement for building units 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant project (KKNPP) at a cost of Rs 33,000 crore.

EC nod to DAE for Kudankulam pact

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 23:34

Election Commission has given clearance to the Department of Atomic Energy to sign an agreement with its Russian counterpart for unit 3 and 4 of KKNPP and a deal is expected to be signed soon.

Nuclear power programme is mindless pursuit of greed: Bhushan

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 22:39

Terming nuclear power programme as "mindless pursuit of greed" because of the heavy investment involved, AAP said decision on this should only be taken after consulting the locals.

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.

SC asks Centre to respond on safety measures at Kudankulam

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 19:42

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from Centre and Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) on implementation of safety guidelines issued by it for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.

PMANE revives stir against nuclear plant

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 16:51

Reviving anti-nuclear stir, People`s Movement Against Nuclear Energy began fast for implementation of demands including scrapping plans to set up units 3, 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

Regulator to decide on Kudankulam N-reactor power increase

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 16:28

India`s atomic energy regulator will soon decide on allowing the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd to increase power generation at its first unit in Kudankulam, said a top official.

Second unit of KKNPP to start commercial operation from September

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 18:24

The second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) will start generating electricity from September, Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Friday said.

Public reassured ahead of steam valve tests at KNPP

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 21:31

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant authorities said ambient noise level was likely to go up later this week when they conduct a test and there need be no concern of any harm to them or environment.

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.