Kudankulam NPP Units 5 and 6 entering implementation
Three main contracts for Units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant were signed between ASE Group of Companies (a part of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation) and the NPCIL on July 31, 2017. The contracts are: for supply of the equipment with long manufacturing cycle, for the first priority design works and for supply of the working documentation.
Construction of Kudankulam NPP 2nd stage has commenced
Commencement of construction work at the NPP second stage site commenced with the ceremony of pouring concrete into the foundation slab of the reactor compartment, which was held on June 29, 2017. Joint work in the field of peaceful use of atomic energy is one of the key areas of the Russian-Indian cooperation.
Russia, India sign joint statement on final takeover of Kudankulam Unit 1
On April 5, 2017 representatives of ASE Group of Companies (a subsidiary of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation) and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) signed a joint statement on final takeover of Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP). By signing the document, the Russian and Indian sides confirmed fulfilment of all warranty terms and obligations of the contractor (ASE Group of Companies) for the construction of the Unit 1.
Russia to build 10 more N-plants for India
According to the document on ´The strategic vision for strengthening cooperation in peaceful uses of atomic energy between India and Russia,´ conscious of India´s ambitious economic growth strategy, which enhancement of power generating capacity, ´the two sides have decided to fast-track the implementation of agreed cooperation projects for Nuclear Power Plants
The good show continues, but it's a tough road ahead
Power generation in the country, despite all issues (primarily coal availability and capacity augmentation), seems to be encouraging, and ended on a positive note during FY14. Total power generating capacity increased 19,685 MW during the year, against 23,467 MW in FY13.
Russia to sign Kudankulam contract
Russia has in principle agreed to sign a contract for unit 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in July. Unit 1 of the KKNPP has attained 100 per cent capacity of 1000 MW while the second unit should start generating power from this year.
Kudankulam: Reason to rejoice
India´s largest nuclear plant, which was delayed due to multiple protests, has been finally linked to the national grid.
Unit One of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in the state of Tamil Nadu was synchronised with the power grid and is generating 160 MW , RS Sundar, site director of NCPIL, said in a statement.