Bihar bets big on nuclear power; plans 3,000 MW plant

Bihar bets big on nuclear power; plans 3,000 MW plant

In its attempt to become power surplus and increase the share of renewable energy, the Bihar government has planned to set up a nuclear plant of around 3,000 MW capacity at Rajauli in Nawada district, a senior minister said today. “We have embarked on the growth path. We want to be self-reliant in the power sector. Apart from the other sources of energy, we have also planned to set up nearly 3,000 MW of nuclear capacity in Bihar,” Industries Minister Jai Kumar Singh told PTI. Singh was speaking on the sidelines of the Bihar Investors’ Roadshow organised here along with the top industry body CII. He said the government has already finalised the location and it will need 3,000 acres of land to set up the project which will have four units of around 700 MW each. Read More…

 

 

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