Start-up of 2nd power unit at India’s Kudankulam NPP planned for summer — Rosatom

The start-up of the second power unit at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, which India is building with Russia’s assistance, is scheduled for the summer of 2015, Russian civilian nuclear power corporation Rosatom Deputy Head Alexander Lokshin said on Friday.

The start-up of the second power unit at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, which India is building with Russia’s assistance, is scheduled for the summer of 2015, Russian civilian nuclear power corporation Rosatom Deputy Head Alexander Lokshin said on Friday.

"The second unit of the Kudankulam NPP will be launched in the summer of 2015 and this year surely," the Rosatom official said, adding the final launch dates would depend on the Indian side.

In 2010, Russia and India signed a roadmap envisaging the construction of up to 14 or 16 Russian-design power units in India. 

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