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Construction project of New Units at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant discussed between India and Russia

Scientists from both the countries, India and Russia have discussed a construction project of new units at the Kudankulam power plant

Platform for cooperation with the Russia is being prepared. The agreement; which India signed with the Soviet Union in 1988 on the construction of two nuclear reactors is now being implemented by NIAEP (Atomstroyexport), a subsidiary of Russia’s nuclear giant Rosatom.

The plant’s first two units use VVER-1000 reactors and have an electric capacity of 1,000 megawatts. In May, the sides signed a general framework agreement for the construction of a third and fourth unit at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant.

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