South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 26, 2014
The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP), whose unit 1 was shut down due to some issues in turbine functioning in September, is expected to resume power generation by the first week of December, the government today said.
Friday October 3, 2014
State-run miner Neyveli Lignite's 1,000 MW thermal power plant at Tuticorin is in advanced stages of completion, a development that will help it achieve over 4,200 MW generation capacity.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 7, 2014
The second 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is expected to start fission process in November while the first unit is yet to restart power generation, according to the project operators.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 2, 2013
The power generation from Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) was stopped today in the wake of some technical snag, a top official said.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa blamed central PSUs for the "deteriorating" power situation in the state and sought the Prime Minister's intervention to ensure maximum electricity supply.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 11, 2013
The 1000MWe first unit was shut down on October 29 for the second time in a week for some tests as mandated by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 4, 2013
Power generation at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu which was temporarily suspended last week, resumed today, a senior official of the plant said.
Monday October 28, 2013
The private power producer already has an installed wind energy generation capacity of 398 MW with projects across Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 24, 2013
Southern India Mills' Association today said that power generation from Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which was synchronised with the southern grid on October 22, would help overcome power shortage in the long run in Tamil Nadu.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 24, 2013
Power generation in the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which was shut down after running for a couple of hours on Tuesday, would resume soon after completion of preparatory work and certain mandatory procedures, a senior official at the plant said today.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 15, 2013
With the atomic energy regulator's clearance to gradually increase power generation levels to 500 Megawatt at the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu, the Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) hopes to connect the plant to the grid this month end, said officials.
South | Pallav Bagla | Friday July 12, 2013
The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant or KNPP may become operational in less than two days, when a sustained nuclear chain reaction could begin as India's atomic regulator, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board or AERB, today gave its approval to the project for commencement of controlled nuclear fission process, a step towards power generation from a nu...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 4, 2013
The indefinite strike by NLC workers has led to a shortfall of 320 MW and also affected lignite mining, company officials said in Neyveli in Tamil Nadu on Thursday.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 25, 2013
The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday proposed a series of power generation and related infrastructure development projects worth around Rs 20,000 crore, including a Rs 7,000 crore underground hydel power station in Nilgiris district.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 7, 2012
In a major relief to members of the Tamil Nadu Spinning Mills Association (TASMA), the Madras High Court has restrained Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO) not to resort to load shedding for those having dedicated feeder lines and wind mills.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 6, 2012
With wind power generation on the upswing, 30 per cent of Tamil Nadu's requirement of 10,000 megawatts (MW) is being met, leading to uninterrupted power supply across the State for the last one week, K Kasturirangan, Chairman, Indian Wind Power Association has said.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 3, 2012
Seeking to attract more private players in wind power generation, the state government has said that it would provide interest-free loans for five years to new entrants. "The government is keen on more private companies producing electricity from wind power... We are ready to provide interest-free loan for five years to those who want to set up the...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday April 30, 2012
Reeling under a severe power crunch, the Tamil Nadu government has drawn up plans to encourage energy efficient systems using solar and other forms of energy in the coming months. The proposals include provision of subsidised solar pumps, generation based incentive scheme for domestic solar roof tops, besides presenting awards to those who use sola...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 25, 2012
With the first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant all set to commence power generation, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today demanded that the entire power produced from it be given to the state.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 28, 2011
The ongoing wave of protests over the construction of Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu could affect India's ambitious nuclear energy generation and could backfire to deprive the South Asian giant of its critical advantage over China, warns a top Russian expert.
India News | Sam Daniel, Stalin | Tuesday September 13, 2011
Koodankulam in Tirunelvelli district of Tamil Nadu is witnessing huge protest. The reason: An upcoming nuclear plant which, once functional, will be India's largest power generation complex.