Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Storage of Spent Fuel Near Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, 25/07/2019. There has been some opposition to setting up of ‘Away From Reactor’ (AFR) facility at Kudankulam by a section of the people living around the site because of misinformation being spread by some groups.

Power generation hit; plant may be restarted after 72 hours

In 2013, the Supreme Court granted the Nuclear Power Corporation of India five years’ time to build an Away From Reacteor facility to store spent nuclear fuel.

The NPCIL did not properly assess the level of expertise needed for refuelling before shutting down the reactor in 2015, say the government auditor.

VOLGODONSK: Even as the civil work for the third unit of Kudankulam nuclear power plant, in Tirunelveli district on the southern corner of Tamil Nadu, is going on at a brisk pace, its lifeline is g

Hoping to sign the contracts for Units 5 & 6 for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plants (KNPP) soon, Andrey Nikipelov, CEO, Atomenegromash, the firm associated with State Atomic Energy Corporation of

Says plant has enough capacity to store it for a few years more

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 s

NGO says operation of units without proper storage space poses a risk

India and the US are inching towards a solution to getting Westinghouse nuclear power reactors in India, on the lines of the deal struck with Russia for the Kudankulam projects.