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Jordan shortlist down to two

Located in: New Nuclear

30 April 2012

Jordan's first nuclear power plant will be supplied by either AtomStroyExport of Russia or Areva-Mitsubishi Heavy Industries joint venture Atmea.

Cabinet clears way for Kudankulam

Located in: New Nuclear

19 March 2012

Jayalalithaa (Govt of Tamil Nadu)_48India is looking towards the commissioning of two Russian-designed reactors at Kudankulam after the cabinet of Tamil Nadu gave its go-ahead.

Singh: Foreign groups behind anti-nuclear protest

Located in: Nuclear Policies

24 February 2012

Kudankulam 69x48Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh has said that groups protesting the start-up of two new reactors at Kudankulam don't understand the energy situation in India and are based in foreign countries. 

Kudankulam delays mount up

Located in: New Nuclear

18 January 2012

Protest and doubts of the safety of nuclear energy have put a six-month delay on the start-up of two new reactors at Kudankulam, the Russian constructor has said.

Integrity test completed at Kudankulam 1

Located in: Industry Talk

28 January 2011

The first of two Russian-supplied 950 MWe VVER pressurized water reactors currently being built by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu state has moved closer to start-up with the successful completion of the integrity test of the reactor containment. The test, which began on 16 January, is required to demonstrate the strength and integrity of the reactor and its associated closed primary coolant pipelines, secondary coolant circuits, as well as the concrete reactor containment building. NPCIL said that the test, carried out at a pressure of 0.46 MPa (4.6 kg/cm2), was completed on 25 January. The company noted, "The successful completion of this test has paved the way for approach to criticality this quarter." The second VVER-1000 reactor being constructed at Kudankulam is expected to achieve first criticality by the end of 2011. According to a report in The Hindu, the Indian government is expected to give approval for the start of construction of two further Russian-supplied reactors at the site in May or June.

Russia and India strengthen cooperation

Located in: Nuclear Policies

21 December 2010

Medvedev-Singh December 2010India and Russia have signed to expand scientific and technical cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy. It was one of 30 bilateral documents signed in New Delhi during a two-day visit to India by Russian president Dmitry Medvedev.

First criticality for fourth Kaiga unit

Located in: New Nuclear

29 November 2010

Kaiga 4 first criticalityWith unit 4 of the Kaiga nuclear power plant in Karnataka state reaching first criticality on 27 November, India now has 20 nuclear power reactors in operation. Environmental approval for the construction of a new six-unit plant in Maharastra state has also been given.

First concrete for Kakrapar 3 and 4

Located in: New Nuclear

22 November 2010

India's first pair of indigenously designed 700 MWe pressurised heavy water reactors are now officially under construction with the first pour of concrete at Kakrapar 3 and 4.

Contract for Indian reactor components

Located in: New Nuclear

26 May 2010

Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) will undertake main plant civil works of units 7 and 8 of the Rajasthan Atomic Power Project (RAPP) after a Rs8880 million ($188 million) contract by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.

Dummy fuel for Kudankulam

Located in: New Nuclear

26 April 2010

Kudankulam (ASE)The first of India's Russian-designed nuclear power reactors has taken a step closer to start-up with the loading of dummy fuel assemblies into the core of Kudankulam 1.


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