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Kaiga to set world record for non-stop production on December 10

Kaiga to set world record for non-stop production on December 10

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The indigenously built Kaiga Atomic Power Station (KAPS) has created a world record for the longest uninterrupted operation for 941 days

Important Facts:

  1. The earlier record of 940 days of continuous operation was held by a British reactor called Heysham-2, Unit-8 reactor

About KAPS:

  1. The Kaiga Nuclear Plant is located situated at Kaiga, near the river Kali, in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka
  2. It is an indigenous PHWR fuelled by domestic fuel (uranium) and started operations in 2000.
  3. the Kaiga plant has four units. Each unit generates 220 MW power, which is supplied to Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
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