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Department of Space06-December, 2012 16:26 IST
Indigenous Atomic Power Plants

 

          Post International Cooperation, construction has been started on two indigenous nuclear power projects in the year 2010 and 2011 viz. Kakrapar Atomic Power Project Units 3&4 (KAPP Units 3&4 – 2X700 MW) at Kakrapar in Gujarat and Rajasthan Atomic Power Project Units 7&8 (RAPP Units 7&8 – 2X700 MW) at Rawatbhata in Rajasthan.  As per schedule power generation from these four units, amounting to 2800 MW, is planned to begin by end of XII Five Year Plan.  In addition, the construction of six indigenous nuclear power projects are planned to commence during XII Five Year Plan.  The details thereof are as under:

 

Indigenous Reactors

Project

Location

Capacity (MW)

Gorakhpur, Units 1&2

Gorakhpur, Haryana

2X700

Chutka, Units 1&2

Chutka, Madhya Pradesh

2X700

Mahi Banswara, Units 1&2

Mahi Banswara, Rajasthan

2X700

Kaiga, Units 5&6

Kaiga, Karnataka

2X700

Fast Breeder Reactor Units 1&2

Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu

2X500

Advanced Heavy Water Reactor

Site to be decided

300

 

Reactors with Foreign technical cooperation

Project

Location

Capacity (MW)

Kudankulam Units 3&4

Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu

2X1000

Jaitapur Units 1&2

Jaitapur, Maharashtra

2X1650

Kovvada Units 1&2

Kovvada, Andhra Pradesh

2X1500

Chhaya Mithi Virdi Units 1&2

Chhaya Mithi Virdi, Gujarat

2X1100

 

          The power generation from the proposed projects is planned to commence in the XIII/early XIV Five Year Plan period based on their actual start date.

 

The above information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions and in the Prime Minister’s Office, Shri V. Narayanasamy to the Parliament. 

 

MC/sk

 


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