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.

Kudankulam likely to resume power generation in December

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), whose unit 1 was shut down due to some issues in turbine functioning in September, is expected to resume power generation by the first week of December, the government said on Wednesday.

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.

Kundankulam 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 Monday.

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.

India has right to reprocess spent N-fuel, says Russia

India has the right to reprocess the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from the Russian built Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) by a supplementary agreement with Russia, which relieved the builders from the responsibility to take over the discharged SNF as originally envisaged.

Govt keen to sign accord with Russia for Unit III, IV of KNPP

Clearing the liability hurdle with Russia, the government is keen to sign the long-pending agreement for Unit III and IV of Kudankulam nuclear plant before its term ends in May and is planning to approach the Election Commission for clearance.

Kudankulam second N-power unit to undergo systems check

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) is hoping to carry out a full systems check, technically called hydro test, of its second 1,000 MW atomic power reactor at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), said a senior official.

KNPP first unit to touch optimum power production shortly

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant`s first unit would reach its full capacity of producing 1,000 MW of power soon, a top official of the plant said here on Thursday.

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.

Kundankulam n-plant to generate over 700 MW next week

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

Tests to be conducted at Kudankulam nuclear plant

Mandatory tests prescribed by India`s atomic regulator will be carried out at KNPP`s first unit before the reactor power is increased, said a senior official.

Nuclear Reactor Regulators Forum meeting concludes

The 20th meeting of the Russian-designed VVER Nuclear Reactor Regulators Forum concluded here on Friday.

AERB Chairman visits Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Senior officials of Atomic Energy Department, including the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board Chairman, Wednesday visited the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tirunelveli district.

KNPP generation touches 400 MW

Power generation from Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) has touched 400 MW, a top official said on Saturday.

Security stepped up at KNPP; anti-N protesters booked

A day after an explosion at a village near Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant here claimed six lives, police formed a team to probe it and stepped up security even as two live bombs were recovered from the area.

Six killed, 2 injured in bomb blast in village near KNPP

Six people were killed and two injured when a country-made bomb exploded Tuesday in a coastal village near the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

Power generation at Kudankulam nuclear plant resumes

Power generation at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu which was temporarily suspended last week, resumed on Monday, a senior official of the plant said.

Activists dispute reports on Kudankulam N-plant supplying power

The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is supplying around 175 MW power and is still connected to the southern grid, officials said, even as activists disputed the claim.

Series of tests are on for Kudankulam atomic power plant

Even as the first reactor of Kundankulam plant started generating electricity and was connected to the grid on Tuesday, a series of tests are in progress lined up before the plant reaches its full capacity, a nuclear energy expert said on Thursday.