Kudankulam nuclear Unit 1 shuts down

 Kudankulam nuclear Unit 1 shuts down

Unit 1 at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India shut down following a reactor trip.
The 1,000-MW unit was powering up and had reached 873 MW when it tripped, according to the Deccan Herald. A plant official said in the article that the cause was transience at the steam generator level control, and that the reactor is expected back online in three days.
The second 1,000-MW unit is expected to come online this year.
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