Maharashtra will purchase power generated at the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power plant in the state only if it is affordable, a highly-placed source in the Devendra Fadnavis government said today.
Foreign Secretary of France, Christian Masset, today said the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power project was important for his country and its work would start by the next year.
Homi Bhabha Chair Professor, Atomic Energy Commission, Dr Ravi Bhushan Grover today said that emphasis should be on use of nuclear energy, considering the emerging demand and constraints of conventional resources.
India’s installed nuclear power capacity is 6,780 MW from 22 operational plants. The new reactors will add another 7,000 MW to it.