Kudankulam

KKNPP to have 18-month run cycle with new nuke fuel

“The company has supplied the first batches of TVS-2M nuclear fuel to India for the two functioning units of KKNPP, powered by VVER-1000 reactors.

published on : 11th June 2022

International Atomic Energy Agency will regularly monitor AFR at Kudankulam, say officials

The AFR would be constructed with safety guidelines issued by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) and have a safety mechanism in place such as shockwave analysis. 

published on : 27th May 2022

Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant plans to empower villages through AKRUTI

Till May this year, as many as 10 entrepreneurs from the villages within its 16 km radius have been trained at the centre, and they now earn a livelihood using BARC technologies. 

published on : 27th May 2022

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: SC adjourns plea seeking time to build AFR facility

G Sundarrajan, who had moved the court to shut the two units until the facility is built, termed NPCIL’s petition seeking more time unacceptable.

published on : 5th May 2022

Need four years more to build spent fuel unit at Kudankulam: NPCIL

The Supreme Court deadline to construct AFR facilities for units 1 and 2 ends this month. Now, NPCIL has sought an extension till 2026.

published on : 26th April 2022

Unemployed youth petition Collector for job at Kudankulam power plant

The latest petition comes after the plant authorities made an announcement to fill nearly 600 Group C posts at its units three, four, five, and six.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Activist urges Speaker Appavu to halt construction of Kudankulam power units

Anti-nuclear Activist and the Pachai Tamilagam Katchi leader SP Udayakumar petitioned Assembly Speaker M Appavu requesting him to stop the construction of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Second Nuclear power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenance

The KNPP which is in Tirunelveli about 650 km from here and the MAPS in Kalpakkam near here are owned by atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL).

published on : 18th October 2018