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NPCIL orders Holtec fuel storage racks

NPCIL orders Holtec fuel storage racks

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited has placed its first order for storage racks for its new away-from-reactor wet storage facility for the Kudankulam nuclear power plant with Holtec Asia. The facility will serve units 1 and 2 at the plant.

Corporate 04 August 2022


Kakrapar 3 to begin commercial operation this year, minister says

Kakrapar 3 to begin commercial operation this year, minister says

Unit 3 of the Kakrapar nuclear power plant in India's Gujarat state is expected to enter commercial operation by December 2022, atomic energy minister Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to a question in the Indian Parliament's lower house, the Lok Sabha. The reactor is the country's first indigenously-designed 700 MWe pressurised heavy water reactor.

New Nuclear 21 July 2022


Reactor plant equipment installed in Kudankulam 3

Reactor plant equipment installed in Kudankulam 3

The installation of equipment using the "open top" technique - carried out while the dome is open - can save between five and seven months, according to officials involved in the Russian-designed Kudankulam 3 nuclear unit's construction in India.

New Nuclear 19 July 2022


GE, BHEL sign contract for Indian turbine manufacture

GE, BHEL sign contract for Indian turbine manufacture

GE Steam Power has signed a UDS165 million contract with Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd to supply three nuclear steam turbines for India's domestic nuclear power programme.

Corporate 22 June 2022


IAEA team completes Indian regulatory review

IAEA team completes Indian regulatory review

India's nuclear regulator shows a strong commitment and professionalism to ensuring nuclear and radiation safety in the country, an International Atomic Energy Agency mission has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 21 June 2022


France and India aim to progress EPR project in coming months

France and India aim to progress EPR project in coming months

The French company EDF last year submitted to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd its binding techno-commercial offer to build six EPRs at Jaitapur in Maharashtra state and the project was among the bilateral issues backed during talks between President Emmanuel Macron and President Narendra Modi.

New Nuclear 05 May 2022


Indian minister provides uranium, construction updates

Indian minister provides uranium, construction updates

India has imported just over 7600 tonnes of uranium in the past three years, mostly from Kazakhstan and Canada, according to official figures released by the government. Minister of State Jitendra Singh provided the data, as well as figures for domestic uranium production, and updates on nuclear construction projects, in written answers to questions in the Indian government's upper house, the Rajya Sabha.

Uranium & Fuel 05 April 2022


2023 construction start for Indian reactor fleet

2023 construction start for Indian reactor fleet

India is preparing to start building reactors in "fleet" mode from next year, beginning with the first concrete for two 700 MWe pressurised heavy water reactors at Kaiga in Karnataka, Department of Atomic Energy officials have told a parliamentary panel.

New Nuclear 28 March 2022