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 Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited

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Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is a wholly owned Enterprise of the Government of India under the administrative control of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India.

The company operates six nuclear power stations: Tarapur Atomic Power Station (TAPS) (2 x BWR, 2 x PHWR) in Maharashtra; Rajasthan (RAPS) (4 x PHWR) in Rajasthan, Madras (MAPS) (2 x PHWR) in Tamil Nadu, Narora (NAPS) (2 x PHWR) in Uttar Pradesh, Kakrapar (KAPS) (2 x PHWR) in Gujarat and Kaiga (3 x PHWR) in Karnataka.

In total NPCIL operates 15 Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) reactors and another 2 PHWRs are under construction.  Their new project Kudankulam Atomic Power Project (2 x 1000 MWe PWR) units are planned for September 2010 and March 2011.

 

Unit
Reactor
Status
Capacity (MWe)
In-Service Date
Net
Gross
Kaiga 1 PHWR CANDU Operational 202 220 11/16/2000
Kaiga 2 PHWR CANDU Operational 202 220 03/16/2000
Kaiga 3 PHWR CANDU Operational 202 220 Mar 2007
Kaiga 4 PHWR CANDU Under construction 202 220

Kakrapar 1 PHWR CANDU Operational 202 220 05/06/1993
Kakrapar 2 PHWR CANDU Operational 202 220 09/01/1995
Madras 1 PHWR CANDU Operational 155 170 01/27/1984
Madras 2 PHWR CANDU Operational 202 220 03/21/1986
Narora 1 PHWR CANDU Refurbishment 202 220 01/01/1991
Narora 2 PHWR CANDU Operational 202 220 07/01/1992
Rajasthan 1 PHWR CANDU Laid up 90 100 12/16/1973
Rajasthan 2 PHWR CANDU Operational 187 200 04/01/1981
Rajasthan 3 PHWR CANDU Operational 202 220 06/01/2000
Rajasthan 4 PHWR CANDU Operational 202 220 12/23/2000
Rajasthan 5 PHWR CANDU Operational 202 220 02/04/2010
Rajasthan 6 PHWR CANDU Operational 202 220

Tarapur 3 PHWR CANDU Operational 490 540 08/18/2006
Tarapur 4 PHWR CANDU Operational 490 540 09/12/2005
Total installed capacity 3,140 3,650  
Additional capacity under construction 606 660  

Contact Information:

Nuclear Power Corporation of India
Vikram Sarabhai Bhavan,
Anushakti Nagar, Mumbai - 400 094
India
Phone +91-22-5560222; Fax +91-22- 5563350

 

 

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