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Atomic/ Nuclear Power Plants in India

As of 2013, India has 21 nuclear reactors in operation in 7 nuclear power plants, having an installed capacity of 6780 MW and producing a total of 30,292.91 GWh of electricity while 6 more reactors are under construction and are expected to generate an additional 4,300 MW.

List of Atomic/ Nuclear Power Plants in India

  Nuclear Power Plants in India State Operator Total capacity (MWe)
1 Tarapur Atomic Power Station (TAPS) Maharashtra NPCIL 1,400
2 Rawatbhata Atomic Power Station (RAPS) Rajasthan NPCIL 1,180
3 Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) Tamil Nadu NPCIL 2,000
4 Kaiga Generating Station (KGS) Karnataka NPCIL 880
5 Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) Gujarat NPCIL 440
6 Madras/ Kalpakkam Atomic Power Station (MAPS) Tamil Nadu NPCIL 440
7 Narora Atomic Power Station (NAPS) Uttar Pradesh NPCIL 440

The projects under construction are:

  Power station State Operator Total capacity (MWe)
1 Rajasthan Unit 7 and 8 Rajasthan NPCIL 1,400
2 Kakrapar Unit 3 and 4 Gujarat NPCIL 1,400
3 Madras (Kalpakkam) Tamil Nadu Bhavini 500
4 Kudankulam Tamil Nadu NPCIL 2,000

The planned projects are:

  Power station State Operator Total capacity (MWe)
1 Jaitapur Maharashtra 9,900
2 Kovvada Andhra Pradesh 6,600
3 Mithi Virdi (Viradi) Gujarat
4 Haripur West Bengal 6,000
5 Gorakhpur Haryana NPCIL 2,800
6 Bhimpur Madhya Pradesh NPCIL 2,800
7 Mahi Banswara Rajasthan NPCIL 2,800
8 Kaiga Karnataka NPCIL 1,400
9 Chutka Madhya Pradesh NPCIL 1,400
10 Madras Tamil Nadu BHAVINI 1,200
11 Tarapur Maharashtra 300

NPCIL - Nuclear Power Corporation of India

MWe - Megawatt electric

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