Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant back online five days after trip

Kundankulam NPP

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in India restarted after the reactor and turbine tripped offline earlier in January.
 
Power generation at the 1,000-MW reactor restarted January 18 after the unit tripped five days earlier, according to the Business Standard. Officials with the Power System Operation Corp. Ltd. have not said what caused the reactor to shut down. As of Sunday, the reactor had reached peak generating capacity of 658 MW, the article said.
 
The first unit was connected to the power grid in October 2013. Two more reactors at the site are either under construction or in the works.
 
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