Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project

Kudankulam n-plant II restarts generation

The unit was shut down early this month due to water and steam leakage.

May 20, 2017, 20:11 PM IST

Kudankulam-II n-plant to restart generation on Friday

The second 1,000 MW atomic power unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) that suffered an outage on Monday due to a problem in its steam dump valve is expected to start operations on Friday, said a senior official of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL).

Apr 04, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

Russian automated control systems to arrive in Kudankulam from 2018

The road map for cooperation between Russia and India in the sphere of nuclear power provides for the construction of a total of 12 power units in different locations in India.

Dec 26, 2016, 08:34 AM IST
India, Russia deal on Kudankulam N-plant units 5, 6 likely by December end

India, Russia deal on Kudankulam N-plant units 5, 6 likely by December end

The plant`s blocks 3 and 4 (the second stage) would be commissioned in 2022 and 2023.
 

Nov 30, 2016, 14:03 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi meets Vladimir Putin in Goa; India, Russia set to sign mega defence deals

PM Narendra Modi meets Vladimir Putin in Goa; India, Russia set to sign mega defence deals

Ahead of BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Goa on Saturday.

Oct 15, 2016, 11:37 AM IST
Modi, Putin set to sign multi-billion defence deal on S 400 Triumf, Kamov-226 choppers today

Modi, Putin set to sign multi-billion defence deal on S 400 Triumf, Kamov-226 choppers today

India and Russia will sign several agreements to enhance defence and nuclear cooperation, including delivery of advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to New Delhi on Saturday.

Oct 15, 2016, 08:48 AM IST

India, Russia pact likely on Kudankulam n-plant units 5, 6

Talks between India and Russia for setting up units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) are at an advanced stage and a general framework agreement could be announced after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of BRICS Summit in Goa, Russian sources here said.

Oct 14, 2016, 22:08 PM IST

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.

May 05, 2016, 16:37 PM IST

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.

Jan 22, 2016, 13:26 PM IST

Kudankulam N-reactor to restart generation in December

India's atomic power company Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is likely to restart its first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) only in December this year, said a source.

Oct 27, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

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).

Jun 24, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

KKNPP Unit-II likely to go critical by August: BARC

Unit II of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project is in the advanced stage of commissioning and is likely to go critical by August, a top nuclear scientist said here on Saturday.

Jun 06, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

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.

May 10, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Fuel loading in Kudankulam second N-plant around June

Atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is hoping to load the real fuel in the second 1,000 MW plant being set up at Kudankulam around June, said a senior official on Wednesday.

Mar 11, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Fuel loading in Kudankulam second nuclear plant around June

Atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) is hoping to load the real fuel in the second 1,000 MW plant being set up at Kudankulam around June, said a senior official on Wednesday.

Mar 11, 2015, 12:36 PM IST
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.

Jan 19, 2015, 09:08 AM IST

Kudankulam, Vallur power units trip

Power generation at the first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) stopped Wednesday evening due to tripping, said Power System Operation Corporation Ltd. (POSCO) Thursday.

Jan 15, 2015, 14:01 PM IST

'Shutting down Unit-1 of Kudankulam N-plant proves it will not benefit TN'

 Anti-nuclear activist S P Udhayakumar today said shutting down of the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project due to a problem had proved right his view that KNPP would not benefit Tamil Nadu.

Oct 26, 2014, 00:23 AM IST

Power generation at Kudankulam I unit stable

Power generation at the first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is stable with the unit restarting generation Sep 15, said officials

Sep 20, 2014, 23:22 PM IST

Kudankulam N-plant to go commercial next month

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is expected to start commercial operations of its first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) next month, said a senior official on Thursday.

Aug 28, 2014, 15:39 PM IST