Nuclear power plant

Government considering enhancing capability of Kudankulam nuclear power plant

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.

published on : 1st December 2021

Preliminary nod for KKNPP spent fuel storage facility raises concern

However, activists as well as Speaker and Radhapuram MLA, M Appavu, have raised concerns on the same.

published on : 1st October 2021

Man booked in Kudankulam stir let off as right to protest recognised

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.

published on : 31st August 2021

UN team: Unclear if Fukushima cleanup can finish by 2051

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.

published on : 27th August 2021

Iran's sole nuclear power plant up and running after closure

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.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Construction commences on unit 5 of Kudankulam nuclear power pant: Russian firm Rosatom

The first concrete pouring into the foundation plate is a critical development in building of a nuclear plant.

published on : 29th June 2021

Operator says China nuclear plant facing 'performance issue'

The Taishan Nuclear Power Plant is jointly owned by China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group and French multinational electric utility Électricité de France.

published on : 14th June 2021

Russia, China to kick-off their biggest nuclear power project on May 19

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.

published on : 18th May 2021

Russian firm to make vital coolant pumps for Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam 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.

published on : 15th May 2021

Russian citizen, 12 others test Covid positive at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

As many as 13 people, including a Russian citizen, tested positive for the coronavirus at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) here on Thursday.

published on : 16th April 2021

Japan court denies Tokai Daini nuclear power plant restart over evacuation plan

The Tokai Daini, or No.2, plant, launched in 1978, has been offline since the 2011 earthquake and tsunami off Japan's northeast coast that triggered the Fukushima plant's meltdowns.

published on : 18th March 2021

Vladimir ​Putin, Erdogan launch construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant

The president of the two countries launched the construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant in the Mediterranean Mersin region.

published on : 3rd April 2018