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By BP Staff On 22 Oct, 2013 At 10:02 PM | Categorized in Nation ,News
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Chennai: The first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) was synchronized in the early hours today and is now generating 160 MW electricity. This information was given by Mr. V.Narayansamy, Minister of State in the Prime Ministers Office in New Delhi today. On this occasion Narayansami applauded the Scientists and KKNPP administration for their…Continue Reading…

By IANS On 19 Oct, 2012 At 06:48 PM | Categorized in Business ,News

Despite protests, the two units of the 1,000 MW Kudankulam nuclear project, built with Russian collaboration in Tamil Nadu, will be completed this financial year, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office V. Narayanasamy said on Friday. He said efforts are being made to commission the first unit at the earliest. The commissioning of…Continue Reading…

By BP Staff On 6 Aug, 2012 At 12:04 PM | Categorized in Nation ,News

The First Reactor at Kundankulam Nuclear Plant is likely to be fueled by August, according to NPCIL officials. “We had two detailed meetings with Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) Friday and Saturday. We hope to get a positive response from AERB in a week’s time-by coming Saturday or Sunday,” S.A. Bhardwaj, director (Technical) told IANS from…Continue Reading…

By IANS On 18 Jul, 2012 At 10:52 AM | Categorized in Nation ,News

India and Russia have decided to go ahead with Unit 3 and 4 of Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant at the time unit 1 and 2 are likely to be operational as soon as possible. The protocol was signed in Moscow, even as India’s External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin…Continue Reading…

By IANS On 10 Jun, 2012 At 01:47 AM | Categorized in Nation ,News

Kudankulam Nuclear Plant is one step ahead in its path to get commissioned.  A Safety drill was organized as part of  off-site emergency exercise at Nakkanery village, 7 km away from Plant According to a statement issued by Tirunelveli district collector R. Selvaraj, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL), which is building the KNPP,…Continue Reading…

By BP Staff On 27 May, 2012 At 05:44 AM | Categorized in Nation ,News

Working towards commissioning the first unit of the two 1,000- megawatt Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in August, scientists have removed one assembly of the dummy fuel from the reactor vessel, an official said. “We have removed one assembly out of the 163 dummy fuel assemblies today (Friday). In four-five days, the entire dummy fuel…Continue Reading…

By BP Staff On 19 May, 2012 At 07:43 PM | Categorized in Nation ,News

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) Friday announced that the first of the two 1,000 MW units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is expected to start commercial operations this August and the second unit in March 2013. The announcement on NPCIL’s website as to the expected month of commercial operation of the…Continue Reading…

By IANS On 12 May, 2012 At 06:13 PM | Categorized in Nation ,News

The first unit of the protest-hit nuclear power project at Kudankulam is about to be commissioned. Officials have initiated the process to remove its dummy fuel. The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) moved closer to going on stream as officials began the process to open the reactor’s pressure vessel, its inspection and removal of dummy…Continue Reading…

By IANS On 9 May, 2012 At 01:49 PM | Categorized in Nation ,News

Around 23,000 people belonging to nine villages in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu have surrendered their voter identity cards to draw attention to the continued neglect of the peaceful protest against the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), said a top activist. “We have received around 23,000 voter identity cards from people living in nine villages…Continue Reading…

By BP Staff On 2 May, 2012 At 11:43 AM | Categorized in Nation ,News

Chennai: At least 24 activists of the People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Tuesday launched an indefinite fast at four villages in Tirunelveli district, around 650 km from here, in protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP). While 14 indefinite fasters are in Idinthakarai village, eight are in Kuthenkazi village and one each in…Continue Reading…