AERB gives clearance to Unit 3 & 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project

AERB gives clearance to Unit 3 & 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has granted clearance to the First Pour of Concrete (FPC) third and fourth units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP).

In a meeting held on June 19, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has been granted clearance for the FPC, said AERB in an announcement. The clearance for FPC implies commencement of first pour of structural concrete and continuation of construction works of the safety related structures.

The KKNPP-3 and 4 are Water-Water Energetic Reactor (VVER) designed by Russian. These pressurised water reactors are to be constructed in Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu. These reactors will take a design cue from KKNPP-1 and 2, but with improvements based on commissioning and operational experience feedback. Read More…

 

Credit By : Business Standard

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