Kudankulam 2 nuclear unit to begin commissioning “soon”

MOSCOW-- Russia’s state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom said the second unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India will be commissioned soon.
 
During a press conference at the 7th ATOMEXPO 2015 in Moscow, First Deputy General Director K.B. Komarov said the 1,000-MW unit will be commissioned soon, but did not give an exact date. The dummy fuel assemblies in the second unit will be removed soon and the uranium fuel assemblies are expected to be loaded in about two months, according to officials with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited and Rosatom.
 
The first pour of concrete for the third and fourth units is also scheduled to happen soon. The first 1,000-MW unit started commercial operations in 2014.
 
Subscribe to Nuclear Power International magazine



Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...