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KUDANKULAM NUCLEAR PLANT NEWS

Not only Kudankulam, ISRO, too, was alerted of cyber security breach

November 06, 2019 10:35 am

The breach at the Kudankulam plant became public on October 28 after some of the plant’s data showed up on virustotal.com, an online malware scanning service.

Kudankulam: Nuclear power utility struggles to repay Russia for supplies

February 01, 2019 6:49 am

The sanctioning of lower than requisite funds comes at a time when NPCIL’s budgetary support requirement has gone up in light of the utility taking up 10 new projects that had been cleared by the government in May 2017.

Russian firm ships out equipment for third unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

July 21, 2018 1:26 am

The total weight of the equipment for KKNPP Unit 3 is more than 1000 tonnes. In total, there will be eight sets of Moisture Separator Reheaters and High Pressure Heaters.

SC extends time till April 2022 for setting up of facility at Kudankulam plant

July 02, 2018 2:52 pm

The apex court had earlier allowed the Centre to operationalise the nuclear plant subject to compliance with various safety measures including the safe storage of the spent nuclear fuel.

Russia eyes over 50% localisation for new Kudankulam reactors

November 12, 2017 10:27 am

Russia has also offered India the latest "generation 3-plus" nuclear reactors for the yet-to-be designated site in parallel to the ongoing Kudankulam project.

Unit 2 of Kudankulam nuke plant to be operational soon

October 28, 2017 4:20 pm

The 1000 MW unit, which started its commercial operation in March this year, was shut down for repairs in August after problems occurred in its electrical generator, a senior NPCIL official said requesting anonymity.

EDIT: Bad in law

June 24, 2014 8:34 am

Government must show its commitment to the civil nuclear initiative by amending the liability law

Nuclear regulator AERB rules out deficiency in valve construction in Kudankulam nuclear plant

June 15, 2014 5:42 pm

AERB has blamed 'inadequate draining of hot water' before taking up the routine maintenance work of the valve.

SC junks plea to stall Kudankulam n-plant

May 08, 2014 11:24 pm

The court had in May last year given its go-ahead to the government while directing it to comply with a set of safety measures before commissioning the plant. These directions were compartmentalised in short-term and long-term measures.

Supreme Court dismisses plea to stall commissioning of Kudankulam nuclear plant

May 08, 2014 12:01 pm

Petitioner's advocate had alleged that the plant had been commissioned in grave disregard of the safety guidelines.