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 plant has been in operation since March and is operated by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India. Meanwhile, pressure mounted on the DAE to give up the hill station plan and agree to locate the housing colony at Mallapur. Will India’s repowering policy for wind power projects breathe ppower into the sector?

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Kaiga Atomic Power Station sets world record for break-free power production

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

One of the two MW units of Kakrapar Atomic Power Station KAPS in Gujarat’s Surat district was today shut down after leakage of heavy water and a temporary emergency situation was declared but there was no radioactive leak and all workers are safe. To get a media kit and information on advertising or sponsoring click here.

The whole episode not only highlights the arrogant posture of the DAE—a characteristic of the department which has always resisted scrutiny by any other agency.

Voicing its staunch opposition to the Jaitapur nuclear power plantthe Oaiga Sena has sent a detailed report kaigz the project to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, highlighting the ‘adverse impact’ it would have on the green belt in Maharashtra’s Konkan region. There are three components to this: Kudankulam plnat reactor to restart in December 27 Oct Presently, there are 21 reactors under different stage of construction, including 4 Units at Kudankulam with Russian collaboration and 1 fast breeder reactor augmenting the kaiiga installed capacity to 22, MW by Certainly, with such a strong case against it, Kaiga at least deserved a wide public debate, if not a sustained public hearing on the plqnt of nuclear safety and the location of atomic power stations.

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Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Karnataka police 01 Sep The News Minute newsletter Sign up to get handpicked news and features sent to your inbox. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. In the course of the record breaking run, Unit-1 of KGS plant operated with a capacity factor of 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.

As on December 10,KGS-1, which was synchronized to India’s Southern grid on May 13,continues to operate for a record number of days. This article from describes the planning stages of, and opposition to, the Kaiga Nuclear Atomic Power Station in Karnataka, India. EU and the Philippines ink seven clean energy contacts. Secondly, the project is poder within a 50 km distance from no fewer than six reservoirs on the Kali river; it will itself draw water for final removal of the heat generated in the reactor from the proposed dam to be located next to it.

What eight social trends told us about US economy in In about workers were exposed to increased levels of tritium from a contaminated water cooler believed to have been poisoned by a disgruntled iaiga, who was not apprehended. Rather it was focused more narrowly on two issues. There is another northeast-southwest trending fault passing through the Tungabhadra river and close to Raichur; this is also within 70 km of the site.

Located 56 km from Karwar, the Kaiga plant kaiag four units.

China’s power generation climbed 6. If the unit requires maintenance, they order shutdown for a few days.

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Royal Dutch Shell sets up electricity trade desk in Japan. And yet another northeast-southwest trending fault, postulated by the Geological Survey of India, which runs up to the Tungabhadra dam and curves down towards Nagarjunasagar is only 60 km southeast of Kaiga.


During that time, an indigenous technology was used to set up the Kaiga nuclear power generating station. Four months ago, the same unit of Kaiga had set a national record for continuous operation of days and it was second in the world among PHW reactors. The fourth unit of the Kaiga power station in Karnataka, India, has been successfully connected to the power grid. The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.

It is postulated pwer the Koyna fault which lies km northwest of Kaiga is an extension of the Western Ghats fault. Environmental groups point out that the Kaiga nuclear power plant complex is situated amidst tropical rain forests in the foothills of Western Ghats, which is the principle source of water for south India and hence, no further damage should be done to the ecologically sensitive area.

Nuclear Expansion in Kaiga: Government plans to set up more nuclear power plants 02 Mar Is India Ready for the Risk? Besides, siting the housing colony on the hilltop would obviate the need for air conditioners.

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The DOEn in turn dropped its objections and cleared the project. An initiative of The Economic Times. Digital delivery will take centre stage. I hope indigenous reactor programmes will go from sttrength to strength. State finance ministers may recommend raising of threshold to Rs 75 lakh. Amidst protests by its ally Shiv Sena against setting up a nuclear power project in Jaitapur, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said that the project has now reached a stage from where there is no option of going back.

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