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India to build 10 reactors in big nuclear power push

India to build 10 reactors in big nuclear power push

Publicerat av Cecilia Helland måndag, 14 augusti 2017.

In the biggest expansion of the country’s nuclear power industry, the Indian government has announced plans to construct ten heavy water reactors.

India currently operates 22 nuclear plants, with a capacity of 6,780 megawatts.

The new reactors will have more capacity and will be in addition to those expected to get online by 2022.

"A total of 7,000 megawatts will be added. It will help produce clean energy," said India’s Power Minister Piyush Goyal.

The planned nuclear units will generate business worth $11 billion and create more than 33,000 jobs, according to the authorities.

Read more at - https://www.rt.com/business/388829-india-nuclear-reactors-construction/

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