Power News We love to talk!

MAY 09 2012

No accident at Kudankulam unit, says NPCIL

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Wed 09th MAY 2012

Nuclear Power Corporation of India said there was no accident at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP).

Mr N. Nagaich, Executive Director (Corporate Planning & Communications), in a statement said some miscreants have been spreading rumours of an accident having taken place at the plant through SMSs.

“We deny this absolutely baseless rumours and condemn their malicious intent. KNPP is safe, moving smoothly towards completion and will be made operational following all regulatory and safety steps,” he said.

The plant’s reactors of 1,000 MW each are Generation III+ reactors that employ the latest safety features and are among the safest in the world, he said

Tags

Power Plant Nuclear Power Power Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Related News

  • Atomic power remains prime option: AEC chief  Read more
  • Tata Powers power generation up 6.5% at 11,663 mn units  Read more
  • BHEL commissions thermal power plant  Read more
  • Green panel reserves order on CRZ nod for Kudankulam units  Read more
  • R Power gets Rs 2,550 cr from US Exim Bank for Sasan project  Read more
  • OERC issues the draft amendments to "Procurement of Energy from Renewable Energy and its Compliance" Regulations, 2015:  Read more
  • Remove import duty, clean energy cess on coking coal: ParPanel  Read more
  • Pakistan power breakdown plunges cities into darkness  Read more
  • Bhadradri power plant a white elephant: Uttam  Read more
  • TNERC dismisses petition filed by TCP for revising annual committed power  Read more