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November 10, 2021

Jaitapur 6, India

By Carmen

Jaitapur 6 is a 1,700MW nuclear reactor planned in Maharashtra, India. The nuclear reactor is currently in permitting stage.

PID Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Main Contractor
488 Nuclear 1,700 1,700 Permitting Maharashtra, India


Jaitapur 6 is a Generation III+ nuclear reactor.

The 1,700MW reactor is currently owned and will be operated by Nuclear Power Corporation of India. The company has a stake of 100%.

Jaitapur 6 is a type of PWR reactor. It will feature 241 fuel assemblies in the core of reactor, the place where fission occurs and energy is released. The project cost is expected to be around $3,936.35m.

Contractors Involved

The material used for the construction of the vessel will be 16MND5.


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