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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
Trial run of India's first 700 MW nuclear reactor in 2017

Trial run of India's first 700 MW nuclear reactor in 2017

India's atomic power plant operator NPCIL is building four 700 MW PHWRs -- two each at Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) in Gujarat and Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS) in Rajasthan.

Dec 31, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

Second unit of Kudankulam nuclear plant starts fission

This is the second 1,000 MW pressurised water reactor to go critical in the country. The first unit at Kudankulam went critical in July 2013.

Jul 10, 2016, 22:20 PM IST

Corrosion spots found in coolant channels of Kakrapar reactors

Today India's atomic energy regulator has said unusual corrosion spots were found.

Jul 02, 2016, 10:52 AM IST

Kudankulam N-plant down due to instrumentation deficiency

India`s atomic power plant operator NPCIL is setting up two 1,000 MW atomic power plants at Kudankulam in Tirunelvelli district.

Feb 17, 2016, 10:53 AM 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 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
Parliament passes Bill to amend Atomic Energy Act

Parliament passes Bill to amend Atomic Energy Act

State-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) can now collaborate with other Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in the nuclear field, with Parliament today passing a bill in this regard after government allayed fears that the step will allow FDI into the sector or enable participation of a private firm in atomic power production.

Dec 24, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

Indo-US nuke deal could be implemented in 2016: American diplomat

The India-US contact group, which was set up in January, last met in Washington in November.

Dec 13, 2015, 17:07 PM IST

Kudankulam N-unit to restart from December 25

According to sources, the commissioning of the second unit is expected to happen at the end of 2016.

Nov 20, 2015, 10:40 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

Kudankulam turbine to run with parts from another unit

Work on restarting the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has commenced by using the components taken from the second unit's turbine, said sources.

Oct 28, 2014, 13:30 PM 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

Nuclear liability: Centre asks GIC to work on insurance plan for reactors

To sort out the liability issue plaguing Indian nuclear reactors, the Centre has asked General Insurance Company (GIC) to work on a model that could be applied to insure such facilities in the country.

Sep 14, 2014, 23:00 PM IST

Kudankulam N-plant unit to restart generation

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has begun the process to restart the first 1,000 MW unit at its Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) following the sectoral regulator's permission, said a senior official.

Sep 02, 2014, 13:46 PM IST

MAPS units renew operational licence till Dec 2015

The NPCIL`s two power reactors at Kalpakkam have renewed their operational licence with the sectoral regulator till Dec 2015, a senior official said on Saturday.

Aug 30, 2014, 18:28 PM IST

NTPC-NPCIL joint venture facing issues

The joint venture company between NTPC and NPCIL, Anushakti Vidhyut Nigam, is facing legal issues, as under the law only government or its agencies can undertake activities in the atomic field, a senior government official said Tuesday.

Jun 10, 2014, 18:30 PM IST

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

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.

Feb 19, 2014, 00:34 AM IST

Kudankulam nuclear plant stops power generation

The first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Tuesday night stopped operations due to a feed water problem, states a report on Wednesday.

Oct 30, 2013, 12:22 PM IST

Kudankulam N-power plant generates 160 MW

India`s atomic power plant operator NPCIL Tuesday generated 160 MW power at its first unit in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, said a senior official.

Oct 22, 2013, 09:47 AM IST