Second Nuclear power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenance

The KNPP which is in Tirunelveli about 650 km from here and the MAPS in Kalpakkam near here are owned by atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL).

Second Nuclear power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenance

The second 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was shut down on Thursday for maintenance work, according to the Power System Operation Corporation Limited. The unit’s restart date was however, not mentioned.

Nuclear capacity to triple by 2031

Nuclear capacity to triple by 2031

India’s installed nuclear power capacity is expected to rise from the current 6,780MW to 22,480MW by 2031, the department of atomic energy told Parliament on Wednesday.