The construction of unit-6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) has begun with first concreting in the foundation on December 20,
The capability will increase progressively to 6000 MW on completion of KKNPP-3 & 4 (2 X 1000 MW) and KKNPP-5 & 6 (2 X 1000 MW) which are presently under different stages of construction.
However, activists as well as Speaker and Radhapuram MLA, M Appavu, have raised concerns on the same.
In Kencian’s case, the judge noted that he was booked in several cases for his alleged involvement in protests against KKNPP in 2012 and 2013.
Japanese say they hope to finish its decommissioning within 30 years, though some experts say that's overly optimistic, even if a full decommissioning is possible at all.
A TV report quoted Mostafa Rajabi Mashahdi, spokesperson for the country's energy ministry, as saying the Bushehr plant returned to production energy after the completion of needed maintenance.
The first concrete pouring into the foundation plate is a critical development in building of a nuclear plant.
The Taishan Nuclear Power Plant is jointly owned by China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group and French multinational electric utility Électricité de France.
Both the countries signed a package cooperation deal in 2018 and agreed to jointly build units 7 and 8 of the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant.
The main circulation pump is a first-class safety item which circulates the coolant at a nuclear power plant through the pipes of the main circulation pipeline.
The president of the two countries launched the construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant in the Mediterranean Mersin region.