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Kudankulam Unit-1 Synchronized to Grid
First unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project has been synchronised to grid and is now generating 160 MW electricity

Kudankulam Unit-1 Synchronized to Grid 

 

The first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) has been synchronised to grid and is now generating 160 MW electricity. The power will be further raised to 500 MWe, 750 MWe and 100o MWe in stages. With the addition of KKNPP Unit-1 of 1000 MWe capacity, the Nuclear Power contribution in the country will increase from 4780 MWe to 5780 MWe. KKNPP Unit-1 is the 20th Nuclear Power Station of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), connected to power grid in the country. 

Source: PIB