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Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant


Explained: What is a 'core catcher' in a nuclear plant, recently installed at Kudankulam?

December 22, 2019 8:18 pm

A core catcher device is designed to localise and cool the molten core material in case of a meltdown accident.

Kudankulam officials deny cyber threat to Nuclear Power Plant

October 29, 2019 5:59 pm

Kudankulam officials have confirmed that KKNPP Unit-1 & 2 are operating at 1000 MWe and 600 MWe respectively without any operational or safety concerns

Who is Mugilan and why did he go missing?

July 12, 2019 11:36 pm

The arrest of Mugilan, the environmental activist known for protesting against Sterlite and Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, was widely criticised by the political parties across the state.

Kudankulam's two n-reactors reach full capacity, record 2,000 MW power generation

December 06, 2017 1:30 pm

The two operating units of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant have reached full generating capacity of 2000MW, as both units recorded 1000MW of electricity generation for the first time.

Units 5, 6 at Kudankulam Nuclear power plant to cost Rs 50,000 crore

June 02, 2017 2:45 pm

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant was the outcome of an inter-governmental agreement between the erstwhile Soviet Union and India in 1988. It is the single largest nuclear power station in India.

Kudankulam nuclear plant top of agenda at Modi-Putin meet: All you need to know about KKNPP

June 01, 2017 2:36 pm

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: The plant has two units still pending and are to be made in collaboration with a Russian firm. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to have a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin shortly. Both countries are likely to sign 12 agreements.

Drop cases against anti-nuclear activists, orders Madras HC

October 31, 2014 1:34 am

The state government clarified in the court that it has already informed authorities concerned to withdraw the cases.

Anti-nuclear power activist Udayakumar detained at IGIA

September 17, 2014 12:22 am

Not allowed to travel to Kathmandu, let off with a warning

AERB: No deficiency in Kudankulam valve

June 16, 2014 1:27 am

The unit was also under shutdown during the Maintenance work.

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.