Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

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
India to soon allocate site for second Russian-designed nuclear

India to soon allocate site for second Russian-designed nuclear

Both sides emphasized that the space agencies' of India and Russia will engage more actively on space technology applications.

Oct 15, 2016, 19:16 PM IST

Second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to be synchronized with southern power grid

In Tamil Nadu, the second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant will be synchronized with southern power grid by the end of this month, according to site director RS Sundar.

Aug 13, 2016, 09:27 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

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.

Feb 17, 2016, 16:21 PM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2016, 23:31 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

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.

Jan 16, 2016, 16:00 PM IST
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.

Dec 20, 2015, 13:48 PM IST

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.

Dec 14, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

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.

Oct 11, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

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.

Oct 07, 2015, 14:18 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

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.

Aug 06, 2015, 17:27 PM IST

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.

Jun 17, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2015, 14:54 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

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