New technology to delay Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant, once again


New technology to delay Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant, once again

Operations at the long-delayed Jaitapur nuclear power plant in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri district will not commence anytime soon.The new-generation atomic power reactors required for the plant are still undergoing refinement, say sources.

The new reactors have been offered by the technology partner Electricite de France (EDF). Technology is still being developed for the six new European Pressurised Reactors (EPRs), according to sources at the Nuclear Power Corporation (NCP) which will operate the plant.

The EPRs will generate a total of 9,900 MW of power, once fully commissioned. It is important to note that EDF is building three power plants in the world, none of which are currently operational. Read More

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