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Kudankulam nuclear plant

India, Russia ink key pact for two nuke power units in Kudankulum

India and Russia on Thursday concluded a pact for setting up the last two units of the Kundankulam nuclear power plant with Moscow's help in Tamil Nadu.

Jun 01, 2017, 22:43 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi, Vladimir Putin to dedicate Kudankulam Nuclear Plant Unit-I today

The first unit of Kudankulam nuclear power plant attained criticality in July 2013.

Aug 10, 2016, 08:51 AM IST

Kudankulam-II n-plant will go critical on Sunday

The first 1,000 MW unit of Kudankulam atomic power project, which is located in Tirunelvelli district, is already functional.

Jul 09, 2016, 15:33 PM 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-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

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.

Oct 27, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

Kudankulam N-plant likely to resume supply early December

The first unit of the Russian built Kudankulam nuclear plant, which stopped operations late last month after a malfunction in the unit's turbine, is expected to resume power generation by the first week of December, the government said Wednesday.

Nov 26, 2014, 22:49 PM IST

'Shutting down Unit-1 of Kudankulam N-plant proves it will not benefit TN'

 Anti-nuclear activist S P Udhayakumar today said shutting down of the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project due to a problem had proved right his view that KNPP would not benefit Tamil Nadu.

Oct 26, 2014, 00:23 AM IST

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.

Mar 23, 2014, 19:07 PM IST

Activist SP Udaykumar joins Aam Aadmi Party

Activist SP Udaykumar, who has been protesting against nuclear plant Kudankulam, joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Tamil Nadu on Friday.

Feb 28, 2014, 21:38 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 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.

Jan 26, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

Second unit of Kudankulam operational 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.

Jan 10, 2014, 18:51 PM IST

Kudankulam n-plant has foolproof safety systems: Russian developer

Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, is equipped with state-of-the-art safety mechanisms with unique features that make them foolproof, its Russian developer says.

Jan 06, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

SC notice on plea seeking halt in Kudankulam project

Supreme Court issued notice to central government on petition seeking commissioning of Kudankulam nuclear plant be put on hold till compliance of apex court`s 15 directions concerning its safety.

Dec 10, 2013, 01:27 AM IST

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.

Nov 05, 2013, 01:04 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

India, Russia to remove hurdles to Kudankulam nuclear plant

In a bid to overcome legal hitches that have held up a deal on two new plants at KNPP, India and Russia pledged to "resolve all outstanding issues".

Oct 21, 2013, 23:41 PM IST

PM leaves tomorrow on a visit to Russia, China

Manmohan Singh, who will be paying an official visit to Moscow, will be participating in the 14th annual summit with Russian President Vladmir Putin on Monday, his fifth in Moscow.

Oct 19, 2013, 13:56 PM IST