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Kudankulam n-units generate full 2,000 MW capacity 5.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Both operating units of the Russian-aided Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) generated electricity to their full capacity of 1,000 MW each for the first time on Tuesday, according to a statement from Russia's atomic energy corporation Rosatom.
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KNPP units generate full power 5.12.2017 deccanherald.com

The two Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) units attained a milestone on Tuesday by generating its full capacity of 2,000 MW of electricity, which is the highest ever production since its inception.

The two units of KNPP, which are 1,000 MW each, belongs to the pressurised water reactor category and uses enriched uranium oxide fuel to generate power.

Sources from KNPP said both the reactors produced 2,000 MW of electricity and set a new record of the highest nuclear power generation in the country.

The KKNPP was established by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) with technical co-operation from the Russian Federation.

The reactors in KKNPP have so far generated more than 20,500 million units of electricity.

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Government allocates additional power to Jammu and Kashmir to meet their winter power demand 17.11.2017 New Kerala: India News
Government allocates additional power to Jammu and Kashmir to meet their winter power demand
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Government allocates additional power to Jammu and Kashmir to meet their winter power demand 16.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
In view of increase in the power requirement in State of Jammu & Kashmir with the onset of winter, Government of India has decided to allocate an additional 792 Megawatts for Jammu and Kashmir.
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French investors’ confidence in India is growing: Envoy 15.11.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
Bullish on expanding ties in defence, energy sectors
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India pushing for Jaitapur n-plant despite cost escalation 15.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Ignoring both local protests as well as the fact that French nuclear giant Areva S.A. is facing a financial crisis, the Indian nuclear establishment continues to push for the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) planned in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra.
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Russia eyes over 50% localisation for new Kudankulam reactors 12.11.2017 HBL: Home
Moscow recently signed an agreement with New Delhi for the units 5 & 6, which will begin after the ongoing units 3 & 4 are completed.
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French Ambassador optimistic that work on the Jaitapur nuclear plant will begin soon 9.11.2017 Hindu: News
Even as the proposed Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) is back on the negotiating table between the Indian and French governments, talks on liability and costs are yet to see a breakthrough in th...
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RInfra gains 2.3% on Rs 1,000-cr EPC contract 9.11.2017 HBL: Home
Shares of Reliance Infrastructure gained as much as 2.3 per cent on Thursday as the company has won a Rs 1,000-crore order from Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCI) after it emerged as the lowes...
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RInfra bags EPC contract for two Kudankulam units 8.11.2017 HBL: Home
Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra), a part of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, has bagged an EPC contract for units 3 and 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu, built by Nuclear Powe...
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Reliance Infra bids lowest for Kundankulam N-plant's Rs 1k-cr EPC contract 8.11.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
If the deal follows through, it would be the firm's first major contract in nuclear space
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RInfra emerges lowest EPC bidder for Kudankulam 3, 4 units 8.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Reliance Infrastructure Limited (RInfra) has emerged the lowest bidder for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract tendered by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for two 1,000 MW power plants at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu, said sources.
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Kudankulam 2nd unit may restart mid-November 1.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The restarting of the second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam belonging to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd is expected to happen during November second week, said a senior official.
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Kudankulam Unit 2 to be operational soon 28.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
The Unit 2 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Plant, which is undergoing maintenance since August, will be operational in the next two weeks, NPCIL chief S.K. Sharma has said. The 1000 MW unit, which started ...
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New power plant to be built in MP 27.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The construction of Indias newest nuclear power plant at Chutka in eastern Madhya Pradesh is likely to begin in 2019. The two 700 MW units at Chutka are among the 10 nuclear power plants, whose construction in a fleet mode was approved by the Cabinet in May. "It would take another two years to start the construction of these 10 units. Chutka may be the first unit to be constructed and the first pour of concrete is likely in 2019," S K Sharma, chairman and managing director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), told DH on the sidelines of a conference here. Other eight units of 700 MW capacity each would be at Mahi Banswara in Rajasthan (four units of 700 MW capacity each), Gorakhpur in Haryana (2) and Kaiga (2). To be constructed at a cost of Rs 1,05,000 crore, all of them would be ready by 2031. India currently has an installed capacity of 6780 MWe of nuclear energy. Seven more plants totalling 5300 MWe are under construction. Pre-project activities are going on to set up another two 700 ...
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ONGC proposes to partner in building n-reactors: Minister 27.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a bid to push nuclear power development in India, the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has submitted a plan to collaborate with the Nuclear Power Corp for setting up reactors, a minister said on Friday.
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New power plant to be built in 2019 in MP 26.10.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The construction of India's newest nuclear power plant at Chutka in eastern Madhya Pradesh is likely to begin in 2019. The two 700 MW units at Chutka are among the 10 nuclear power plants, whose construction in a fleet mode was approved by the Cabinet in May. "It would take another two years to start the construction of these 10 units. Chutka may be the first unit to be constructed and the first pour of concrete is likely in 2019," S K Sharma, chairman and managing director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), told DH on the sidelines of a conference here. Other eight units of 70
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Disaster management rehearsal near Kudankulam 21.10.2017 Hindu: News
A preparatory meeting on conducting disaster management rehearsal at Parameswarapuram near Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project site on November 26 was held at the Collectorate on Saturday.Chairing the m...
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Nuclear power: final declaration of project displaced families soon 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
This is considered a crucial step
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New Delhi looking at granting indemnity to US nuclear power suppliers 10.10.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
New Delhi keen to see progress in US civil nuclear-deal
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