New Delhi: Equipped with BHEL-supplied sets, the MW Unit 1 at the indigenously developed Kaiga Atomic Power Station (KAPS) of NPCIL. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has permitted the Kaiga Atomic Power Station (KAPS) to keep its first plant functional. In a major achievement in India’s nuclear power programme, Unit-1 of Kaiga Generating Station (KGS-1) has created a world record of

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Kaiga power station’s new unit connected to grid

Secondly, the project is located within a 50 km distance from no fewer than six reservoirs on the Kali river; it will itself draw water for final removal of the heat generated in the reactor from the proposed dam to be located next to kziga.

Archived kkaiga the original on Such a thing was of course wholly unprecedented: It also exposes the sloppy nature of the system of environmental impact assessment that is prevalent even in respect kaigw projects based on hazardous technologies.

One of the two MW units of Kakrapar Atomic Power Station KAPS in Gujarat’s Surat district was today shut down after leakage of heavy water and a temporary emergency situation was declared but there was no radioactive leak and all workers are safe. Four months ago, the same unit of Kaiga had set a national record for continuous operation of days and it was second in the world among PHW reactors. Meanwhile, pressure mounted on the DAE to give up the hill station plan and agree to powfr the housing colony at Mallapur.

In addition, there are four other faults which lie within 25 km to km of the Kaiga plant site.

Subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 5. The unit now stands first amongst all the pressurized heavy water reactors PHWR in the world in terms of uninterrupted operation, a BHEL statement said. The power generated here is supplied to Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.


Nuclear power stations in Karnataka establishments in India Buildings and structures in Uttara Kannada district. They also claimed, due to the existing plant there is a spurt in cases of cancer over the past two decades. The plant has been in operation since March and is operated by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India.

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As the battle raged on, the prime minister himself told the Lok Sabha on November 12 that the center had not till then taken a decision on the location of an atomic plant in Karnataka. Amidst protests by its ally Shiv Sena against setting up a nuclear power project in Jaitapur, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said that the project has now reached a stage from where there is kaita option of going back.

Currently India has 22 nuclear power reactors with an installed capacity of megawatt. Gallery Australia says ‘Happy ‘ as rest of the world awaits New Year.

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Kaiga power station’s new unit connected to grid. Located 56 km from Karwar, the Kaiga plant has four units. BHEL bags Rs 3, crore order for West Bengal supercritical power plant FPIs invest Rs 5, crore in Dec on slump in crude prices, strengthening rupee Illegal coal mining inseparable part of Meghalaya politics Navy divers, Odisha fire services team join rescue operation Prime Minister lays foundation stone of 50 MW LNG-based power project in Andaman Petrol price cut to its lowest level indiesel rates at 9-month low India on track to meet its Paris pledges despite growing emission Lucknow: First, the Kaiga valley probably has the last vestiges of a tropical rainforest left in one of the more vulnerable parts of the Western Ghats, themselves among the most gravely threatened ecosystems of the country.


Indigenous Kaiga nuclear power plant KGS-1 sets a world record, puts India as a front runner

Vietnam coal firms ink deal to power EVN’s power projects. This page was last edited on 10 Decemberat It is postulated that the Koyna fault which lies km northwest of Kaiga is an extension of the Western Ghats fault. Fadnavis 19 Apr Oracle Utilities Ranks No. To meet the country’s growing needs, the government plans to set up nuclear power plants in Bihar, Haryana and Punjab, Lok Sabha was informed today. Jaduguda uranium mine Tummalapalle uranium mine. Javascript on your browser is disabled.

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We use cookies to ensure the best experience for you on our website. Expansion of Kaiga Nuclear Plant in Karnataka: In Decemberit got the distinction of setting a world record of continuous operation among all nuclear power plants. But setting up the fifth and sixth unit of the plant will result in felling plannt thousands of trees.

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