Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant shut down for 6 to 8 weeks

Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant's first unit was today shut down for six to eight weeks after a "minor" problem was detected in its turbine generator which had a run for over 190 days.

AERB rules out deficiency in valve construction in Kudankulam plant

Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has ruled out any deficiency in the construction of a valve in Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant where six people were injured last month due to spillage of hot water from it during maintenance work.

Kudankulam Nuclear Plant: SC rejects plea to appoint panel

Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea of an anti-nuclear activist to appoint a committee to supervise safety measures in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.

Kudankulam N-power plant generates 876 MW

The first 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project touched a peak power generation of 876 MW on Monday, said Power System Operation Corporation Ltd.

EC nod to DAE for Kudankulam pact

Election Commission has given clearance to the Department of Atomic Energy to sign an agreement with its Russian counterpart for unit 3 and 4 of KKNPP and a deal is expected to be signed soon.

Nuclear power programme is mindless pursuit of greed: Bhushan

Terming nuclear power programme as "mindless pursuit of greed" because of the heavy investment involved, AAP said decision on this should only be taken after consulting the locals.

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.

SC asks Centre to respond on safety measures at Kudankulam

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from Centre and Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) on implementation of safety guidelines issued by it for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.

PMANE revives stir against nuclear plant

Reviving anti-nuclear stir, People`s Movement Against Nuclear Energy began fast for implementation of demands including scrapping plans to set up units 3, 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

Regulator to decide on Kudankulam N-reactor power increase

India`s atomic energy regulator will soon decide on allowing the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd to increase power generation at its first unit in Kudankulam, said a top official.

Second unit of KKNPP to start commercial operation from September

The second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) will start generating electricity from September, Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Friday said.

Public reassured ahead of steam valve tests at KNPP

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant authorities said ambient noise level was likely to go up later this week when they conduct a test and there need be no concern of any harm to them or environment.

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.

Anti-nuke activist booked over blast near Kudankulam plant

The Tamil Nadu police filed a case against anti-nuclear activist SP Uthayakumar and others in connection with Tuesday night`s explosion at Idinthakarai.

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.