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List of nuclear reactors

Posted on: November 10, 2009

Power station reactors

 

Name Location Type Rating, MWe Status
Tarapur Atomic Power Station Tarapur, Maharashtra BWR 160 Operational October 1969-

 

 

BWR 160 Operational October 1969-

 

 

PHWR 540 Operational August 2006-

 

 

PHWR 540 Operational September 2005-
Rajasthan Atomic Power Station Rawatbhata, Rajasthan PHWR 100 Operational December 1973-

 

 

PHWR 200 Operational April 1981-

 

 

PHWR 220 Operational June 2000-

 

 

PHWR 220 Operational December 2000-

 

 

PHWR 220 Under construction, online August 2007?

 

 

PHWR 220 Under construction, online February 2008?
Madras Atomic Power Station Kalpakkam, Tamilnadu PHWR 170 Operational January 1984-

 

 

PHWR 220 Operational March 1986-
Narora Atomic Power Station Narora, Uttar Pradesh PHWR 220 Operational January 1991-

 

 

PHWR 220 Operational July 1992-
Kakrapar Atomic Power Station Kakrapar, Gujarat PHWR 220 Operational May 1993-

 

 

PHWR 220 Operational September 1995-
Kaiga Atomic Power Station Kaiga, Karnataka PHWR 220 Operational November 2000-

 

 

PHWR 220 Operational March 2000-

 

 

PHWR 220 Under construction, online March 2007?

 

 

PHWR 220 Under construction, online September 2007?
Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant Kudankulam, Tamilnadu VVER 1000 Under construction

 

 

VVER 1000 Under construction
Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor Kalpakkam, Tamilnadu FBR 500 Under construction
Total Capacity 6,730 MWe

 

 

 

Kaiga  

 

Kakrapar

 

Madras

 

BARC

 

Narora

 

New Delhi

 

Rajasthan

 

Tarapur

 

Jaitapur

 

Koodankulam

Atomic Power Stations in India (view)
 Active plants
 Plants under construction

 

Research and production reactors

  • Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC) – Trombay
    • Apsara reactor – 1 MWT, pool type, light water moderated, enriched uranium fuel supplied by France
    • CIRUS reactor – 40 MWT, supplied by Canada, heavy water moderated, uses natural uranium fuel
    • Dhruva reactor – 100 MWT, heavy water moderated, uses natural uranium fuel
  • Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research (IGCAR) – Kalpakkam
    • FBTR – 40 MWT Fast Breeder Test Reactor, uses mixed (plutonium and uranium) carbide fuel
    • KAMINI – 30 kWT, uses U-233 fuel

None of these reactors is under IAEA safeguards

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