Kudankulam nuclear units 3 and 4 to break ground in 2016

 Kudankulam nuclear units 3 and 4 to break ground in 2016

The third and fourth units of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India are scheduled to break ground in 2016.
 
According to Russia & India Report, construction on the units is scheduled to start between April and May of 2016. After that, there is potential to build the fifth and sixth units. All six units are Russian-designed reactors with a generating capacity of 1,000 MW. The first unit began operations in October 2013, and the second unit is expected to begin operations this summer.
 
The first contract for supplies of Russian equipment for units 3 and 4 was signed during a visit by the Russian president in December 2014.

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