India will be going for a fleet mode to ensure standardisation, lower costs and speed up the setting up of nuclear power plants in the country. “To increase standardisation and bring modularity into the construction of new plants, we are going in for fleet mode for construction, thereby reducing construction costs and speeding up construction times.
Seventeen new reactors are now in the pipeline, with seven already under construction,” Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy and Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, K N Vyas said at the India Energy Forum 11th Nuclear Energy Conclave.
“A revised target of 20 GW has been set till the end of next decade, which I think is highly attainable. In my opinion, the financial outlay is expected to be staggering enough to encourage most industrialists,” Vyas said. Read More
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