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December 17, 2021

Kovvada 6, India

By Carmen

Kovvada 6 is a 1,250MW nuclear reactor planned in Andhra Pradesh, India. The nuclear reactor is currently in announced stage.

PID Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Main Contractor
568 Nuclear 1,250 1,250 Announced Andhra Pradesh, India

Description

Kovvada 6 is a Generation III+ nuclear reactor.

The 1,250MW reactor is currently owned and will be operated by Nuclear Power Corporation of India. The company has a stake of 100%.

Kovvada 6 is a type of PWR reactor. It will feature 157 fuel assemblies in the core of reactor, the place where fission occurs and energy is released. The project cost is expected to be around $2,894.375m.

The reactor consists of 1 steam turbine.

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The material used for the construction of the vessel will be Carbon Steel.

Contractors Involved

The reactor system is likely to be supplied by Westinghouse Electric.

Methodology

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