Russia offers advanced nuclear fuel option to Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant1 min read . Updated: 21 Dec 2022, 02:47 PM IST
Rosatom’s nuclear fuel division, TVEL Fuel Company, is the current supplier of TVS-2 M fuel for the two VVER 1,000 MWe reactors generating power in the Kudankulam power plant. This fuel has an 18-month fuel cycle, meaning that the reactor has to be stopped for fresh fuel loading every one-and-a-half year. TVEL has now offered the more modern Advanced Technology Fuel (ATF), whose fuel cycle is 24 months
NEW DELHI: Russian state-owned nuclear energy corporation, Rosatom, has offered a more advanced fuel option to Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, said Union minister of state for Science and Technology, Jitendra Singh on Wednesday.
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