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.
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).
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’.
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 on Tuesday called upon its diaspora to play a role in boosting the renewable energy sector, with Minister of State for External Affairs V.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.