Russia To Supply Advanced Safe Fuel For Kudankulam Nuclear Plant


Russia To Supply Advanced Safe Fuel For Kudankulam Nuclear Plant

New, more advanced and safe fuel will be reloaded into the two running reactors of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) and also into the subsequent units being built in Tamil Nadu with the technical assistance of the Russian national atomic power corporation Rosatom, according to a senior company official.

Alexander Ugryumov, Vice President (R&D) of Rosatom’s fuel arm TVEL, told IANS in an interview here that the company hoped to conclude the final agreements for supply of the new fuel with the KNPP builder, the state-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL).

Rosatom is also the equipment supplier for the KNPP, whose first two units of 1,000 MW each have already been commissioned. Read More

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