nuclear power

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

Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen 1-A

In March, the armed forces had conducted the successful test launch of the nuclear-capable Shaheen 1-A medium-range ballistic missile.

published on : 25th November 2021

UN nuclear watchdog chief presses for more access in Iran

While Iran maintains its program is peaceful, regional rival Israel has repeatedly warned it won't allow Tehran to build a nuclear weapon and is suspected of launching attacks targeting its program.

published on : 23rd November 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

‘Withdraw all cases against Kudankulam protesters’: Activist Udayakumaran urges Tamil Nadu government

Addressing news persons on Saturday, Udayakumaran claimed, though DMK had promised to withdraw all the cases against the protesters, 63 cases are yet to be withdrawn.

published on : 20th September 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

Pakistan achieved nuclear capability 'within seven years' of India's first test in 1974: President Arif Alvi 

It was among Pakistan's big achievements since it became independent, President Arif Alvi said on Saturday.

published on : 14th 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

Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant shut down temporarily over 'technical fault'

Iran's national electricity company had in a statement on Sunday called on Iranians to minimise consumption during peak hours due to a 'predicted rise in temperature'.

published on : 21st 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

India closer to building world's biggest nuclear plant: French energy group EDF

EDF, which is in exclusive talks with Indian officials, would not build the power plant itself, but would provide the nuclear reactors in a deal that includes US partner GE Steam Power.

published on : 23rd April 2021
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