A Jharkhand town powers India's nuclear dreams, at the cost of its residents' health, the environment
The people of Jaduguda note that displacement and deforestation for uranium mining robbed them of their land and livelihood, and later cursed them with health impacts.
The India-US civil nuclear deal is expected to figure during talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump on Monday, but a pact between the NPCIL and Westinghouse to build six power reactors in Andhra Pradesh is unlikely to be signed.
An agreement between the NPCIL and Westinghouse to build six atomic reactors in Andhra Pradesh will unlikely be signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States next week.
Tamil Nadu's share of power generated by Unit-II would be 562 MW, he said.
The 1,000-MW nuclear power plant at Kudankulam stopped generation on Thursday night following a steam leak, Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO) said.
With India hoping to follow China in its rapid and mammoth nuclear power expansion, it merits consideration whether such an expensive yet foundational project is feasible
A radiation scare at the Indira Gandhi International Airport forced suspension of cargo operations but nuclear regulator and Delhi authorities said there was no leak of radioactive substance from a consignment unloaded from a Turkish Airlines plane.
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is expected to start commercial operations of its first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) next month, said a senior official Thursday.
Seeking to bring in clarity, the order makes it clear that the reporting of the extraordinary nuclear events will be in addition to, "and in no way in derogation of the existing regulatory mechanism" of reporting of events to the regulator.
Power generation at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, which was temporarily suspended last week, has resumed after the turbine of the first unit was resynchronised with the Southern grid, a top official of the plant said.
For the second day in succession, the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Sunday generated 188 MW power and increased its average output as compared to the previous day.
Ahead of the proposed commissioning of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, around 2,000 fishermen onboard 200 boats on Wednesday laid siege to a housing colony of KNPP employees at Chettikulam as part of the ongoing protest.
The project, hit by protests by locals over safety concerns, has missed several targets for commissioning since December last year.
A 10-member team from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board on Thursday began inspection of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.
The SC sought a response of the Centre for allegedly exempting the Russian company involved in setting up of the plant from paying damages in case of an accident.
The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) gave its nod yesterday to load real fuel in the first unit of the 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) at Kudankulam...
V Narayanasamy said the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) officials were at the Kudankulam project site and inspecting the plant. The first reactor of 1000 MW will be operational within 40 days from today.