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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.

Bhoomi pooja performed for Kudankulam 3rd, 4th units

The ground-breaking ceremony for construction of the third and fourth units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), an Indo-Russian joint venture, was performed on Wednesday.

Kudankulam n-power plant starts feeding power to grid

The unit which was under annual maintenance shutdown for nearly seven months restarted fission on January 21.

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.

Kudankulam Unit 1 shut due to operational purposes: Jitendra Singh

Rubbishing reports that the Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) was shut for "political reasons", Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday said it was done due to operational purposes and that it would be started soon.

India, Russia likely to sign pact on Kudankulam during PM Modi visit

India, Russia likely to sign pact on Kudankulam during PM Modi visit

PM Modi is scheduled to visit Russia from December 23-24 to hold an annual summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

Kudankulam unit I down for checks, to re-start in January: Government

Sundaram said Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa is taking keen interest in the nuclear power establishments in the state.

Preparations on for launching Kudankulam Unit-2 N-plant

Preparations are underway for operationalisation of the Unit-2 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu and stage is set for construction of two more reactors of 1000 mw capacity each, according to Russian company Rosatom which is building the atomic power plant.

Tamil Nadu 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 today sought Central intervention in this matter.

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.

Work on units 3, 4 at Kudankulam to begin this year: Govt

 Work on units 3 and 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) will start this year as administrative approval and financial sanction has been accorded to the project, the government on Thursday said.

Anti-nuke activist seeks Swaraj's help for return of passport

Taking a potshot at External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, anti-Nuclear activist S P Udhayakumar on Wednesday sought her "help" to get back his impounded passport "on the lines" of assistance provided to former IPL chief Lalit Modi in getting his travel documents.

Different Russian fuel for third, fourth KNPP units

The third and fourth nuclear plants at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu will be powered by a fuel different from the one that powered the first and second units, a senior official of the Russian fuel company said here on Monday.

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.

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.

Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant shut down for 6 to 8 weeks

Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant's first unit was today shut down for six to eight weeks after a "minor" problem was detected in its turbine generator which had a run for over 190 days.

AERB rules out deficiency in valve construction in Kudankulam plant

Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has ruled out any deficiency in the construction of a valve in Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant where six people were injured last month due to spillage of hot water from it during maintenance work.

Kudankulam Nuclear Plant: SC rejects plea to appoint panel

Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea of an anti-nuclear activist to appoint a committee to supervise safety measures in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.