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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.
 

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

'Indian govt, firms need to set pace of N-deal implementation'

Nearly nine months after the "breakthrough understanding" on India-US civil nuclear deal was achieved, a top Indian-American official has said that now it is up to Indian government entities and private companies to set the pace for the historic agreement's implementation.

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).

India's research reactors not under nuclear insurance pool

India's research reactors will not be covered under the newly set-up nuclear insurance pool as they are owned by the union government, a top official of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has said.

US reactor suppliers must be cognizant of cost effectiveness: Indian diplomat

US atomic reactor suppliers should be cognizant of "cost competitiveness" when they set up power plants in India under the historic civil nuclear deal, a top Indian diplomat has said while allaying concerns over the progress in setting up of a Rs 1,500 crore insurance pool.

Anti-Jaitapur nuclear project protest in fishing boats

In a unique protest, thousands of fisherfolk aboard boats sailed towards the proposed site of Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) here, organisers said on Friday.

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.

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.

Kudankulam N-plant out of action due to turbine problem

A major problem in the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has put the unit out of action for around six-eight weeks, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) said on Monday.

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.

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.

Kudankulam nuclear plant to restart soon

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will soon restart generation of 1,000 mw power as all the mandatory tests have been completed, a senior official said on Friday.

Kudankulam N-power plant unit generates 1,000 MW

The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project generated its rated capacity of 1,000 MW, said a senior official.

Kudankulam N-plant allowed to increase power output

Indian atomic energy regulator has allowed the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) to increase the power generation of the first unit at Kudankulam up to 75 percent, said a top official.