Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in India reaches full capacity

Kudankulam nuclear plant has advanced safety features, can withstand earthquakes: NPCIL

PTI
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd today told the Supreme Court that the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant has advanced safety features and it was designed to withstand earthquakes and other such threats.
Russia ships out equipment for Kudankulam n-plant

Russia ships out equipment for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

IANS
Rosatom, the Russian atomic energy corporation, on Saturday said its machine building division Atomenergomash has shipped out equipment for Unit 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP).
Indian Engineers train with Russian to hone heavy engineering skills

Indian Engineers train with Russia to hone heavy engineering skills

NUCLEAR ASIA
The Russian State Research Centre CNIITMASH (a subsidiary of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation) has completed six courses to train the Indian engineers in high-end skills ranging from ‘steelmaking to after-treatment of steel in power engineering and heavy engineering’.
Revised Indian policy eases Bangladesh’s import of power from Nepal, Bhutan

Revised Indian policy eases Bangladesh’s import of power from Nepal, Bhutan

NUCLEAR ASIA / ENERGY BANGLA
India has revised its two year old Cross-Border Trade of Electricity guideline enabling Bangladesh to import electricity directly from Nepal, Bhutan and other neighboring countries using India’s transmission lines.
India`s Damodar Valley Corporation to sell power to Bangladesh

India calls for diaspora role in developing renewable energy sector

IANS
India on Tuesday called upon its diaspora to play a role in boosting the renewable energy sector, with Minister of State for External Affairs V.
Russia To Supply Advanced Safe Fuel For Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Russia To Supply Advanced Safe Fuel For Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

IANS
New, more advanced and safe fuel will be reloaded into the two running reactors of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) and also into the subsequent units being built in Tamil Nadu with the technical assistance of the Russian national atomic power corporation Rosatom, according to a senior company official.
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: Supreme Court extends deadline to set up waste tank

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant: Supreme Court extends deadline to set up spent fuel facility

IANS
The Supreme Court on Monday extended, till 2022, the time for creating away-from-reactor (AFR) facilities to store the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant’s spent fuel, currently kept within the plant.
Criticality of Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor pushed back further

Criticality of Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor pushed back further

NUCLEAR ASIA
The missing link to India’s quest for a closed nuclear fuel cycle, the home-grown prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR), is now expected to gain criticality next year.
India will be centre of ISA's 'sunshine' countries: Suresh Prabhu

India will be centre of ISA’s ‘sunshine’ countries: Suresh Prabhu

IANS
India will be at the centre of the “sunshine” countries of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) promoted jointly by it and France, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday.
Indian nuclear reactor at Kaiga sets world record

Indian nuclear reactor at Kaiga sets world record

IANS
The 220 MW atomic power reactor in Unit 1 at Kaiga in Karnataka set a world record among Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) by running continuously for 895 days, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has said.

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