Second N-plant at TN’s Kudankulam stops operation

Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam, owned by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) stopped power generation on Saturday, said Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO).

The atomic power plant stopped generation about 12.30 a.m. on Saturday owing to “SG level low”, the company added.

The expected date of the unit's revival is not known.

The NPCIL has two 1,000 MW nuclear power plants at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) built with Russian equipment.

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