Eight months after it was sealed, a landmark civil nuclear cooperation deal between India and Japan came into force on Thursday. The deal provides for collaboration between their industries in the nuclear field.
India is soon expected to inform Russia of its choice for a second nuclear power plant site, a senior official involved in the project said today.
A landmark civil nuclear cooperation deal between India and Japan that provides for collaboration between their industries in the field came into force on Thursday, eight months after it was sealed.
Hidden from public, on the shores of the Bay of Bengal at Kalpakkam near Chennai, Indian nuclear scientists are in the final throes of starting a high-tech giant stove more than 15 years in the making.
Construction work at Unit 3 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu started today. The project, in collaboration with a Russian company, is likely to be completed in a little over six years. The total cost of Unit 3 and Unit 4 — each with a capacity to produce 1,000 megawatt or MW — is Rs. 39,894 crore.
The fifth and the sixth unit of India’s largest nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu will cost about Rs 50,000 crore to build with half of it being funded by Russia as loan.
Narendra Modi in Russia: Talks on Kudankulam nuclear plant at top of agenda, Putin to host PM for dinner
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a four-nation tour to Europe, arrived in Russia from Spain on Wednesday.
Companies led by SoftBank Group Corp. of Japan and Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Co. Ltd. are bringing India some of the cheapest solar power in the world, helping Prime Minister Narendra Modi reach his ambitious clean-energy goals.
All mines of Coal India Ltd have been re-graded following complaints from consumers, including power sector players, about the slippages in fuel grade, a top official has said.
The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) has been shut down due to water and steam leakage during operations. The shutdown may impact the power supply in states such as Tamil Nadu during this summer.