All future foreign atomic reactors to be 1200 Mw and above: Govt


All future foreign atomic reactors to be 1200 Mw and above: Govt

The government has decided that all future foreign atomic reactors in India will have a capacity to generate 1200 Mw and above, in a bid to augment nuclear power generation.

“We already have foreign power plants with a capacity of 1,000 Mw (Kudankulam). The technology too has advanced that we have reactors with such a capacity. If we are installing them, then might as well have reactors that can generate more power and make optimum use of it,” a senior government official said.

According to sources, the second site to be allocated to the Russians at Kavali in Andhra Pradesh for its proposed nuclear power park will also have atomic reactors with an enhanced capacity of 1,200 Mw. Read More…

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