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Kudankulam Second Reactor becomes Operational

Kudankulam Second Reactor becomes Operational

Kudankulam nuclear power reactor became operationally. The second reactor of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project reached operational level at 8:56pm on Sunday. The event cheered up employees and officials at the project.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared about this success with the people through his twitter handler.

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Tamil Nadu is likely to get 462.50 MWe from this second unit. The unit will start commercial productions in four to six months time. The test will be conducted before staring the commercial generations and will be connected to the Southern power grid.

The first unit attained critical in July 2013. From this first reactor Tamil Nadu and its neighbouring states Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry are getting benefited. So far Tamil Nadu received 562.50 MWe from this first reactor. Now the third and fourth reactors will be concentrated and each one has the production capacity of about 1000 MWe.

Meanwhile Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently at four-nation Africa tour. He had visited Tanzania, South Africa and Mozambique. On Monday he is at last leg of five days tour to African nations. This visit to Africa has brought down several agreements between India and Africa including defence and security partnership. He had met the women who are trained in developing solar energy. India also extended financial support of about $92 million for improvement of Zanzibar's water supply system. He had received warm welcome at Kenya’s capital Nairobi today.

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Kudankulam Second Reactor becomes Operational

Kudankulam Second Reactor becomes Operational

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