Areva and Nuclear Power Corporation ( NPC) are slated to begin discussions from 5 February to finalise the final works contract for the 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power project in Maharashtra.
The commercial operation of the controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) has been delayed further and is expected to commence next month.
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged an order worth Rs 732 crore from the Nuclear Power Corporation (NPCIL) for the Rajasthan atomic power project in Kota.
The controversial Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will start generating power by the first week of December and the first tranche of entire 1,000 MW of power will go to Tamil Nadu
Ratan Kumar Sinha, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission said that the long-awaited Kudankulam nuclear power project will be operational soon.
V. Narayanasamy, Minister of State at Prime Minister's Office said “The two units of 1,000 MW of the Kudankulam project would be completed in the current financial year.”
State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) is planning to diversify in the areas of defence and nuclear power, according to an official.
The tripartite joint venture (JV) agreement between state-run Bhel, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) and Alstom of France is likely to be finalised soon.
Energy solutions and transport company, Alstom in consortium with Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has secured a contract from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for the supply of turbine generator packages.
NTPC has put its plans to set up nuclear power projects, jointly with Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL), on hold due to uncertainty in the nuclear power arena. The company has also started to relocate employees assigned for the projects.
Aluminium major NALCO is set to invest around Rs 40,000 crore to foray into energy sector besides implementing various new projects and expansion works.
Madhya Pradesh government will sign an agreement with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to purchase 2,100 MW power from its two proposed plants in the State. The decision was taken by the Cabinet at its meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, according to official sources.
The government is likely to take up its stalled privatisation programme again next month by selling stakes in BHEL and SAIL, as well as launching an initial public offering (IPO) from Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limiteds (RINL).
A new hurdle has cropped up for the already jinxed Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu. And this time it is from the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who wants to know from the Department of Atomic Energy who will pay if there is a mishap at the power plant.
Hindustan Dorr Oliver has bagged a Rs 180-crore order from Nuclear Power Corporation of India for its Rajasthan Atomic Power Plant. The order is for developing and setting up of field instrumentation package for 2x700 Me pressurised heavy water reactors for the plant.