The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant in Tamil Nadu, started commercial generation of power yesterday. The second unit attained its full power generation capacity of 1000 Mega watt in January. The commercial generation of power in the second unit of Kudankulam nuclear plant is a historic moment in our nuclear power history. The second unit attained criticality in July last year and was synchronized with southern grid in August.
Tamil Nadu is getting 562 megawatt Telangana 50 MW, Karnataka 221 MW and Kerala 133 MW Puduchery 33 MW from the first unit. Tamil Nadu is expected to get 562 Mega watt from second unit also. The nuclear power generation has gone up to 6,780 mega watt in the country with power generation in the second unit. The 1000 Mega watt Kudankulam nuclear power plant is built with Russian expertise.