KAPS may take 3-8 months to recover
The Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) Unit-I in Gujarat, which has been shut down since March due to radioactive leak, may still take nearly 3-8 months for full recovery.
KKNPP´s power production reaches peak
Power production at Unit-I of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) has reached its full capacity of 1,000 MW. Power generation at the plant had been marred by breakdowns in the recent past, including one as recently as February 4, when the unit was shut down following a steam leak in the feed water system in the turbine building.
Kudankulam nuclear unit to restart from Dec 25
India´s atomic power company Nuclear Power Corporation of India has breached its target of restarting a unit at Kudankulam on November 19 and has now fixed revised target as December 25, 2015.
Legal blocks hold Nalcos nuclear project
National Aluminium Company (Nalco)´s plan to foray into nuclear energy generation has hit a legal roadblock. Though the aluminium major proposed to set up a Rs.12,000 crore nuclear energy plant in joint venture with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd
MP sanctions 42-acre for nuclear project
The state government has approved 42 acre in Mandla district for the Chutka nuclear power project. The 1,400 MW project is being set up by Nuclear Power Corporation of India at an estimated cost of Rs 17,000 crore and is expected to complete by 2021. The Environment impact report for the project has been prepared by National Environmental Engineering Research Institute.
The Nuclear Switch
It is the fuel of the future. For an energy-starved nation like India, nuclear energy presents huge opportunities, but it also poses immense challenges in implementation.
India, Russia sign agreement on Kudankulam 3, 4 units
After years of deadlock on the liability issue, India and Russia have signed an agreement for building units 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant project at a cost of Rs 33,000 crore. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd signed a general framework agreement (GFA) with its Russian counterpart on April 10. However, some permissions are required from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board before work on the project can start.
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