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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An initiative of The Economic Times. Gallery Australia says ‘Happy ‘ as rest of the world awaits New Year. We recently saw what happened in Kerala, if such a tragedy occurs, what will happen to the people living in the entire region. 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.

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Amidst protests by its ally Shiv Sena plaant 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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BHEL-supplied equipment at Kaiga power plant create world record

Petrol, diesel prices dip further on New Year’s eve 15 hrs ago. The fourth unit went critical on 27 November Voicing its staunch opposition to the Jaitapur nuclear power plantthe Shiv Sena has sent a detailed report on the project to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, highlighting the ‘adverse impact’ it would have on the green belt in Maharashtra’s Konkan region. Please enable it for better performance of ETEnergyworld.


Subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 5. Located 56 km from Karwar, the Kaiga plant has four units. Previous record of continuous operation was held by Unit 8 of Heysham II, which operated from February 18, to September 15, for a record number of days. It also maintained that the clearance granted earlier to the two reactors was not tantamount to approval for the colony and approach roads as well; and it pointed out that the DAE had not even bothered to submit a complete proposal before announcing that it was going ahead with the project, starting, inevitably, with the housing colony.

Retrieved from ” https: There are several persuasive reasons why the project proposal should have been rejected outright. This comes a day ahead of the mandatory public consultation meeting set to take place. In line with its global commitment to increase the share of clean energy, the government has given in principle approval for collaboration with international partners towards constructing more nuclear power plants.

Besides, siting the housing colony on the hilltop would obviate the need for air conditioners. 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 trade-off, however lopsided it might have been, was completed. India extends timeline for tenders of 18 coal blocks. 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 total installed capacity to 22, MW by During that time, an indigenous technology was used to set up the Kaiga nuclear power generating station.


Please feel free to use any original content from DiaNuke. Don’t need RBI’s reserves to meet fiscal deficit: Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Click this link and hit ‘Click to Subscribe’. Dear user, The EconomicTimes. Radiation and Environmental Risks Ignored in Kaiga: Moreover, activists are questioning the practicality of setting up a nuclear power plant with the prevalence of other safe and cheaper power generating options like solar and wind plants.

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.

Kaiga Atomic Power Station

Along with serious nuclear accidents all over the world, Three Mile Island and Chernobyl lpant shown that no reactor design anywhere in the world is acceptably or reasonably safe. Currently India has 22 nuclear power reactors with an installed capacity of kauga.

According to the statement, the unit has been operating continuously since May 13, and has surpassed the previous record of days of continuous operation, which was held by a unit of Pickering Nuclear Generating Station PNGS in Canada.

Is India Ready for the Risk? Meghalaya man held for killing, eating protected monkey species. Nuclear Expansion in Kaiga: Binge watch these top rated Bollywood films. In the course of the record breaking run, Unit-1 of KGS plant operated with a capacity factor of