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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The first related to a dispute over the interpretation of an earlier clearance granted by the DOEn to the two proposed reactors, as distinct from the project as a whole, which includes, besides reactors, several auxiliary facilities and an entire new township complete poant a housing colony, schools, markets and banks, and provided with approach roads and civic infrastructure.

The fourth unit of the Kaiga power station in Karnataka, India, has been successfully connected to the power grid. Vietnam coal firms ink deal to power EVN’s power projects.

The trade-off, however lopsided it might have been, was completed. Emotions, nostalgia run high on eve of Hyderabad High Court bifurcation.

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Discover the technology empowered. The previous record for continuous operation was held by a unit of Pickering Nuclear Generating Station PNGS of Canada which operated continuously for days and a few hours.


The fourth unit went critical on 27 November This comes a day pllant of the mandatory public consultation meeting set to take place. Follow the instructions after that. How the world’s power plants fend off cybersecurity threats in association with Follow Us Most Read Cambodia’s MW Lower Sesan-2 hydropower dam starts production Vietnam coal firms ink deal to power EVN’s power projects EU and the Philippines ink seven clean energy contacts Why India’s renewables targets face a foggy horizon Sumitomo buys The DOEn in turn dropped its objections and cleared the project.

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It is precisely on account of such considerations that a popular movement to resist the Kaiga project has now arisen in Karnataka. Two additional reactors are planned for the site, to be opened in Please feel free to use any original content from DiaNuke. The first three units went critical inand a fourth was switched on in All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.

It also exposes the sloppy nature of the system of environmental impact assessment that is prevalent even in respect of projects based on hazardous technologies.


As the battle raged on, the prime minister himself told the Lok Sabha on Kagia 12 that the center had not till then taken a decision on the location of an atomic plant in Karnataka.

Editor’s Pick Will India’s repowering policy for wind power projects breathe life into the sector? They argued that locating the housing complex so far away could make no sense in simple operational terms, especially in case of an emergency at the plant. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Each unit generates MW power. This is the second time KGS-1 has set a world record and stands second in the world among the Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors PHWRs and in terms of operating continuously, it stands at the fourth position among all nuclear power reactors.

Kaiga power station’s new unit connected to grid

Gallery Australia says ‘Happy ‘ as rest of the world awaits New Year. Located 56 km from Kaia, the Kaiga plant has four units. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

There are several persuasive reasons why the project proposal should have been rejected outright. Power stations and organizations of Karnataka. But that was not to be.