India needs to expand international partnerships to expedite the development of its nuclear plants and meet the target of 63 GWe nuclear power capacity by 2032, the head of the World Nuclear Association (WNA) said on Wednesday.
The world average for building a nuclear plant is five to six years but India takes a longer period than that, WNA Director General Agneta Rising said.
However, India is running its nuclear plants at 80 per cent of the installed capacity, matching the world average, Rising told PTI at the ongoing five-day Singapore International Energy Week which began on Monday.
The Narendra Modi government has set an ambitious 63 GWe nuclear power capacity addition target by the year 2031-32. Read more