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.

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.

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.

Kudankulam n-plant power generation again delayed

India`s atomic power plants operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) now hopes the first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will start commercial operations next month.

Rajasthan N-plant 7th unit construction begins

Concreting work for turbine building for the seventh unit at Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS) belonging to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL), India`s atomic power plant operator, started Wednesday.

India addressing concerns of US nuclear suppliers: Shiv Shankar Menon

India is "close to" clinching commercial aspect of civil nuclear deal with US and addressing concerns of US suppliers over its nuclear liability law, National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon said.

Centre diluting nuclear liability law? Cabinet meet today

Central cabinet will discuss nuclear liability law ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s US visit with reports suggesting that an agreement will be signed which may not be in tune with the law.

Kudankulam N-plant to start commercial operations in Oct

Commercial operations of the first 1,000 MW unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) have once again been shifted to October, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) said.

AEC, NPCIL officials hold discussions on progress of Unit-1 FAC

Three top officials of Atomic Energy Commission and Nuclear Power Corporation of India on Saturday visited the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

NPCIL reassures scientists on Kudankulam nuclear plant safety

NPCIL has sought to reassure a group of scientists who had raised concerns over the safety of KNPP, saying all equipment installed there has undergone multi-stage quality checks.

No shortcuts to safety; 4 faulty valves of Kudankulam plant replaced: NPCIL

India`s nuclear operator NPCIL said it has replaced four faulty valves of Kudankulam atomic power plant which is not undergoing pre-commissioning tests.

India`s N-plants unaffected by Iran earthquake: NPCIL

Nuclear plants in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan remained unaffected by the earthquake that hit the Pakistan-Iran border region this evening, impact of which was widely felt in northwest India.

Kudankulam reactor to be heated up to maximum

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) officials are confident about increasing the first reactor systems` temperature to 280 degrees Centigrade in a day or two while electrical systems in the second unit have been charged.

Can`t believe no solution to Jharkhand coal fires: Khurshid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said he cannot believe that there was no solution to underground fires in coal fields of Jharia, in BJP-ruled Jharkhand, that has been smoking for 25 years.

Kudankulam: The wait continues for Nuclear Power Corp

India`s atomic power plant operator NPCIL continues to wait for the sectoral regulator`s nod to start the heating up process at the first unit of KNPP, said an official on Monday.

Kudankulam N-plant two steps away from going critical: NPCIL

India`s first 1000 MW atomic power plant built with Russian collaboration at Kudankulam is just two steps away from going critical, a top official said on Friday.

Will halt Kudankulam if safety measures not met: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday made it clear that it can stop commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant if it finds that the mandatory safety requirements for it have not been put in place.

Fact-finding team flays police action on anti-nuke protestors

An independent fact finding team asked the NHRC and the SC to take a serious note of alleged police atrocities on protesters.

Kudankulam to comply with AERB stipulations

The NPCIL is still in the process of complying with the pre-conditions laid down by the atomic regulator for fuelling the first reactor at the KNPP.

KKNP moves step closer to commissioning

The much-delayed Kudankulam nuclear project moved a step closer to operationalisation on Saturday with commencement of pre-service inspection of the reactor pressure vessel of the plant.