India will build ten nuclear reactors

Индия построит десять ядерных реакторов

Each reactor “latest Indian development” will have a capacity of 700 megawatts.

The Cabinet of India approved the construction of 10 heavy-water nuclear reactors, total capacity is 7 thousand megawatts. This is stated in the press release of the government.

“Taking an important decision to accelerate the national nuclear programmes of India and giving impetus to the national nuclear industry, the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra modi approved the construction of 10 units of domestic heavy water reactors to India. The total production of the reactors will be 7 thousand megawatts,” – said in a press release.

Exactly where will be built the reactors, not specified. Each reactor “latest Indian development” will have a capacity of 700 megawatts and will be built using “advanced technologies with the highest standards of security.”

The authorities expect that the construction of the reactors can generate orders for the domestic industry by 700 billion rupees (nearly $ 11 billion) and more than 33 thousand jobs.

Currently, India has 22 operating nuclear reactors at seven nuclear power plants with a total capacity of 6780 MW. To 2021-2022 years India plans to increase nuclear power production in two times, to build reactors is still on 6.7 thousand megawatts.

As reported Корреспондент.net, China will build “home” mini-nuclear power plants of its own design capacity of 100 MW, which will replace the coal-fired CHPs and boiler houses.

The first reactor, ACP-100, linglong business Inn will be built on Hainan island. Was otherideas that this is the first in the world’s first mini-reactor, which has received all necessary approvals of the IAEA.

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RIA Novosti