Even as the proposed Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) is back on the negotiating table between the Indian and French governments, talks on liability and costs are yet to see a breakthrough in this 9,900 MW plant — the world’s largest in terms of capacity.
Speaking to The Hindu, Alexandre Ziegler, the Ambassador of France to India, said that the political will shown by the present government is pushing the project forward at a remarkable speed. “One must understand that it [Jaitapur] is the largest nuclear project in the world, and the way government has moved, I am sure the work will begin very soon,” he said.
Mr. Ziegler refused to specify any deadlines for the commencement of work on the project. The French Ambassador was speaking in the city after attending the 9th edition of India Nuclear Energy (INE), an exhibition for developing the nuclear energy sector in India, which has also seen participation from French companies. Read More…
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