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Kudankulam: Nuclear power utility struggles to repay Russia for supplies

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Udayakumar, Kudankulam activist and AAP nominee

Decision to field Udayakumar comes after senior AAP leader Prashant Bhushan visited the site of the protests against the setting up of the Kudankulam nuclear plant.