New Delhi, Mar 31 (PTI) The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Project (KKNPP) with a capacity of 1000 MW became operational today, giving a boost to the atomic power generation in the country.
Commercial operation of KKNPP unit 2 is expected to take total nuclear power to 6,780 MW. The unit was connected to the grid on August 2.
The KNPP units 1 and 2, both with a capacity of 1000 MWs, have been built with Russian collaboration.
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