Kudankulam Nuclear Plant to Begin Operations in India

3 May 2011 (Last Updated May 3rd, 2011 18:30)

The first 1,000MW reactor at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, India, will commence operation next month. Nuclear Power Corporation of India is currently testing all operational phases at the plant and the review has been submitted to the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board

The first 1,000MW reactor at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, India, will commence operation next month.

Nuclear Power Corporation of India is currently testing all operational phases at the plant and the review has been submitted to the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), reports thehindu.com.

The unit will use Russian technology and fuel.

Commercial operations will begin once it receives final approval from the AERB.