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Government of India
Department of Atomic Energy
25-February-2015 17:08 IST
Nuclear power generation has grown from 14927 Million Units (MU) of electricity in 2008-09 to 35333 MU in 2013-14

 

 

The nuclear power generation has grown from 14927 Million Units (MU) of electricity in 2008-09 to 35333 MU in 2013-14. The capacity utilisation has also improved from about 50% in 2008-09 to 83% in 2013-14.

 

 

The target of nuclear power generation set for the five years (2012-13 to 2016-17) in the year 2011 was 241748 MU. The generation of electricity from April 2012 to January 2015 has been 98686 MU. The annual targets as fixed in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and achievement in 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 (upto January 2015) are as follows:

 

 

 

Year

Annual Target (Million Units)

Achievement (Million Units)

2012-13

31060

        32863

2013-14

31708

        35333

2014-15

38300

        30490 (Upto January           

                                 2015)

 

             This information was provided by MoS in the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of    State in the Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions, Dr Jitendra Singh in a written reply to Lok Sabha today.

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