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Atomic Power Plants Presently Working in States

New Delhi: August 30,2012

Nuclear Power Plants are currently operational in Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.  The details are as under:-

 

State

Station & Location

Capacity (MW)

Electricity generated (MU) 2011-12

Maharashtra

Tarapur Atomic Power Station (TAPS), Units 1 to 4, Tarapur

2X160+

2X540

9814

Rajasthan

Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS), Units 2 to 6, Rajasthan

200+

4X220

9141

Tamil Nadu

Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS), Units 1 & 2, Kalpakkam

2X220

2516

Uttar Pradesh

Narora Atomic Power Station (NAPS), Units 1 & 2, Narora

2X220

1984

Gujarat

Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS), Units 1 & 2, Kakrapar

2X220

3787

Karnataka

Kaiga Generating Station (KGS), Units 1 to 4, Kaiga

4X220

5212

 

Note:  RAPS-1 (100 MW) is under extended shutdown for techno-economic assessment on continuation of operations.

 

          Nuclear power plants are presently under construction in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.  The details are as under:-

 

Project

Location & State

Capacity (MW)

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) Units 1 & 2

Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu

2X1000

Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR)

Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu

500

Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP), Units 3&4

Kakrapar, Gujarat

2X700

Rajasthan Atomic Power Project (RAPP), Units 7&8

Rawatbhata, Rajasthan

2X700

 

      

    The XII Five Year Plan proposals envisage start of work on new projects in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.  The details are as under:-

 

Location & State

Project

Capacity (MW)

Gorakhpur, Haryana

Gorakhpur Units 1&2

2X700

Chutka, Madhya Pradesh

Chutka Units 1&2

2X700

Mahi Banswara, Rajasthan

Mahi Banswara Units 1&2

2X700

Kaiga, Karnataka

Kaiga Units 5&6

2X700

Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu

Kudankulam Units 3&4

2X1000

Jaitapur, Maharashtra

Jaitapur Units 1&2

2X1650

Kovvada, Andhra Pradesh

Kovvada Units 1&2

2X1500

Chhaya Mithi Virdi, Gujarat

Chhaya Mithi Virdi Units 1&2

2X1100

Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu

Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) Units 1&2

2X500

Location to be decided

Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR)

300

 

      

    In addition, pre-project activities at Bhimpur in Madhya Pradesh and Haripur in West Bengal are planned in the XII Five Year Plan.

 

          The Sector wise and break up of XII Five Year Plan capacity addition programme (excluding nuclear) is as under:-

 

                                                                                                                                                          (in MW)

 

Hydro

Thermal

Total thermal

total

 

 

Coal

Gas/LNG

 

 

 

Central

5632

10600

826

11426

17058

State

1456

12080

260

12340

13796

Private

2116

40015

0

40015

42131

Total

9204

62695

1086

63781

72985

 

 

         Further, capacity addition target of 29800 MW power from different renewable energy sources, which includes 15000 MW from wind; 2100 MW from small hydro project; 10,000 MW from solar energy; 2000 MW from biomass & cogeneration and 700 MW from urban & industrial waste has been envisaged during the Twelfth Five Year Plan.

 

The above information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions and in the Prime Ministerís Office, Shri V. Narayanasamy to the Parliament. 

 
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