Kudankulam Unit-2 shut down due to leakage


Kudankulam Unit-2 shut down due to leakage

The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) has been shut down due to water and steam leakage during operations. The shutdown may impact the power supply in states such as Tamil Nadu during this summer.

The power plant is expected to restart operations in a week’s time, said H N Sahu, site director, KNPP, adding that the plant, with a capacity to produce 1,000 Mw, was operating at 94 per cent.

A major share of the production has been allocated to Tamil Nadu and the shut down may impact the power supply in the state during the peak of summer, when consumption is quite high, according to sources. Read More…

 

 

Credit By: Business Standard

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