KUDANKULAM NUCLEAR POWER PROJECT

  • Kudankulam nuclear power plant generates 20 per cent of its capacity October 29, 2013

    The first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) on Monday fed the southern power grid with 20 per cent of its rated capacity at an average, stated a report on Tuesday. The 1,000 MW unit, which was resynchronised with the grid on October 25 night generated 200 MW power at...
  • Commission Kudankulam plant after probe: Achuthanandan April 22, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Contending serious defects are now surfacing at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), CPIM leader VS Achuthanandan on Sunday demanded theta it should be commissioned only after a probe to find out lapses in safety measures. In a statement issued here, the former Kerala chief minister and veteran Communist party...
  • AntiKNPP protests are gimmicks: Russian envoy December 15, 2012

    Chennai: Protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project that have led to delay in its commissioning are 'gimmicks and ames' of those who do not want to see India emerge stronger, Russian ambassador to India Alexander M Kadakin has said. He also said Friday night the first KNPP unit...
  • AntiKudankulam protests spread to Chennai September 11, 2012

    Chennai: The protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project on Tuesday spread to Chennai with members of various parties and outfits being arrested for staging road blockade in various parts of the city. Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi founder and Lok Sabha MP Thol Thirumavalavan and MDMK leader Mallai Sathya were among the...
  • Kudankulam to be functional in 2 months: Centre April 7, 2012

    Madurai: The Centre on Saturday said it is confident of commissioning the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project to generate 1,000 MW of power in two months as 99 per cent of its works are over. Talking to reporters in Madurai, Union Minister of State in the PMO V...
  • Kudankulam to begin production in 2 months: Jaya March 30, 2012

    Chennai: Days after her government's green signal to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday said the plant is expected to commence production in two months. "The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project is expected to commence production in two months", she said in the state assembly,...
  • 'Jaya could've set up panel on KNPP earlier' February 5, 2012

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday questioned the move by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to set up an expert panel over the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) and said the step could have been taken earlier. "Jayalalithaa wrote to Prime Minister in September last year urging him that...
  • Expert panel gives Kudankulam project a go ahead February 1, 2012

    New Delhi: In a setback for the Tamil Nadu Government, an expert panel appointed by the Centre has given a thumbsup to the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear power project saying it meets current safety standards and blamed activists for creating fear in the minds of locals. Meanwhile, a civil group spearheading the...
  • NPCIL transfers engineers from Kudankulam January 9, 2012

    Chennai: In order to put into productive use its engineers at the stalled Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has started transferring them to other upcoming projects in India, an official said on Monday. "It has been three months since the work at the...
  • Talks to end Kudankulam logjam make no headway November 18, 2011

    Tirunelveli (TN): Talks to break the logjam over the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project made no headway on Friday with protesters terming the discussions as 'a failure' after meeting the central government's expert committee. The 15member panel, on a threeday visit to the plant as part of efforts to allay people's...