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Second nuclear power unit at Kudankulam comes online
News & Analysis

Second nuclear power unit at Kudankulam comes online

The second 1,000 MW unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu was connected to the grid on Monday, said a senior official.

Madras HC dismisses petition against units 3 to 6 of Kudankulam plant
India

Madras HC dismisses petition against units 3 to 6 of Kudankulam plant

The Madras High Court today dismissed a plea filed by an NGO seeking a direction to declare that the consent given for the units three to six of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), issued By AERB on 9 February, 2011, are violative of Articles 14 and 21 of Constitution of India.

Kudankulam nuclear plant to begin commercial operations next month
India

Kudankulam nuclear plant to begin commercial operations next month

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.

Unit I of Kudankulam nuclear plant to restart soon
India

Unit I of Kudankulam nuclear plant to restart soon

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Site Director RS Sundar on Friday said Unit-I, which has been shut down for maintenance, has generated 2624 million units so far.

Anti-Kudankulam protest mulls moving on to AAP platform
Politics

Anti-Kudankulam protest mulls moving on to AAP platform

A group opposing the Kundankulam Nucler Power Project (KNPP) on Sunday said it has decided to take its protest to a political platform and will hold talks with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Power generation resumes at Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant
India

Power generation resumes at Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant

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.

After brief shutdown, Kudankulam to restart power generation today
India

After brief shutdown, Kudankulam to restart power generation today

The first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which was shut down after running for a couple of hours, would resume generation Wednesday evening and is expected to produce 300 to 350 MWe from Thursday, a senior KNPP official said on Wednesday.

Kudankulam plant linked to Southern Grid but trips soon after
India

Kudankulam plant linked to Southern Grid but trips soon after

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which began generating power early Tuesday morning faced technical glitches hours after it was synchronised with the Southern Power Grid.

TN fishing community wants to continue protest against Kudankulam Nuke Power Project
India

TN fishing community wants to continue protest against Kudankulam Nuke Power Project

People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) likely to meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa as fishing leaders urge for more protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.

Power generation from Kudankulam likely to start by month-end
Economy

Power generation from Kudankulam likely to start by month-end

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) is likely to start generating power by the month end, a senior NPCIL official said on Wednesday.

HC notice to TN for not withdrawing cases against anti-nuke activists
India

HC notice to TN for not withdrawing cases against anti-nuke activists

Madras High Court on Monday ordered an issue of notice to Tamil Nadu government asking why steps were not taken to withdraw cases filed against anti-nuclear activists protesting against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project.

Kudankulam nuclear plant commissioning postponed
India

Kudankulam nuclear plant commissioning postponed

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd has postponed the expected date of commissioning of the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to next month.

Kudankulam: Anti-nuclear activists want evacuation plan details shared
India

Kudankulam: Anti-nuclear activists want evacuation plan details shared

Anti-nuclear activists have sought details of the emergency plan from the authorities to check their preparedness in evacuating people living within the 16-km radius of the Tamil Nadu's 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), an activist said on Tuesday.

Steam being let out of Kudankulam is due to tests, says NPCIL
India

Steam being let out of Kudankulam is due to tests, says NPCIL

NPCIL said on Monday that only steam was being let out of the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as part of tests.

Police tighten vigil at Kudankulam; protesters may court arrest
India

Police tighten vigil at Kudankulam; protesters may court arrest

An uneasy calm prevailed here today with police tightening vigil as anti-nuclear protesters continued with their relay fast at Idinthakari, epicentre of protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear plant, condemning the action against anti-KNPP activists.

The Kudankulam conundrum: whom do we really believe?
Breaking Views

The Kudankulam conundrum: whom do we really believe?

Everybody with a political stake in Kudankulam plant tussle seems to be correct and wrong at the same time; here are the key questions, and answers that confound.