Nuclear power stations in India

Nuclear power is the fourth-largest source of electricity in India after thermal, hydroelectric and renewable sources of electricity. As of 2013, India has 21 nuclear reactors in operation in 7 nuclear power plants, having an installed capacity of 5780 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 Nuclear Power Plant in India

Power station Operator Type Total capacity (MW) State
Kaiga Atomic Power Station NPCIL Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor 880 Karnataka
Kakrapar Atomic Power Station  NPCIL Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor 440 Gujarat
Madras Atomic Power Station NPCIL Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor 440 Tamil Nadu
Narora Atomic Power Station NPCIL Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor 440 Uttar Pradesh
Rajasthan Atomic Power Station NPCIL Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor 1180 Kota Rajasthan
Tarapur Atomic Power Station NPCIL Boiling Water Reactors, PHWR 1400 Maharashtra
Kudankulam Atomic Power Project NPCIL Water-Water Energetic Reactor VVER-1000 1000 Tamil Nadu

 

Upcoming Nuclear Power Plant in India

Power station Operator Type Total capacity (MW) State
Madras Bhavini PFBR 500 Tamil Nadu
Kakrapar Unit 3 and 4 NPCIL PHWR 1400 Gujarat
Rajasthan Atomic Power Station unit 7, 8 NPCIL PHWR 1400 Rajasthan
Kudankulam Atomic Power Project Unit 2 NPCIL VVER-1000 1000 Tamil Nadu
Gorakhpur NPCIL PHWR 2,800 Haryana
Chutka NPCIL PHWR 1400 Madhya Pradesh
Mahi Banswara NPCIL PHWR 1400 Rajasthan
Kaiga Atomic Power Station NPCIL PHWR 1400 Karnataka
Madras NPCIL FBR 1000 Tamil Nadu
Kudankulam VVER-1000 2000 Tamil Nadu
Jaitapur EPR 9900 Maharashtra
Kovvada ESBWR 9564 Andhra Pradesh
Mithi Virdi (Viradi) AP1000 6600 Gujarat