Kudankulam 2 Nears Completion, Groundbreaking OK’d for Units 3 & 4

 Kudankulam 2 Nears Completion, Groundbreaking OK’d for Units 3 & 4

India’s Atomic Energy Regulatory Board said Unit 2 at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant would be commissioned soon, and work on units 3 and 4 was cleared to begin.
NDTV reports an official said Unit 2 is in advanced stage of commissioning and that it will be operational “shortly.” Regulators reportedly approved site excavation work for the third and fourth units, the article said. Russia’s state-owned nuclear company Rosatom is building the units at the plant.
Kudankulam 1 completed refueling and maintenance and returned to the grid Jan. 21. The reactor’s power will be gradually increased in phases until it reaches full power at 1,000 MW.
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