India Relaunches Kudankulam Nuclear Plant After Maintenance – Statement via Sputnik

India’s Russian-designed Kudankulam nuclear power plant resumed operations after maintenance, Kudankulam’s press service said Thursday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Thursday’s relaunch comes after a period of preventive maintenance performed with participation of the Russian nuclear experts. The plant’s first unit was loaded with nuclear fuel in preparation for the launch in early December.

The relaunch was attended by Indian Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) and Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) experts, as well as Russian nuclear experts, according to the statement. The plant will begin to feed power into India’s electric grid after sufficient output has been reached, the statement added.

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