NEW DELHI, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- The Indian government Thursday said the remaining four units of 1,000 MW each of Kudankulam nuclear power plant in the southern Tamil Nadu state will be completed by 2027.
The information was given by the junior minister in the Prime Minister's Office, Jitendra Singh, in the upper house of the Indian parliament.
"The projected installed capacity of Kudankulam site is 6,000 MW, comprising of six nuclear power reactors of 1,000 MW capacity each. The first two units i.e. KKNPP-1 and 2 are in operation and the remaining four units i.e. KKNPP-3 and 4 and KKNPP-5 and 6 are under construction," Singh said. "The full capacity of Kudankulam site of 6,000 MW is expected to be reached by the year 2027."
The power generated by nuclear power plants, including Kudankulam nuclear power plants, is allocated by the Ministry of Power to the various beneficiary states in the region from time to time.
The minister added that security arrangements were in place to secure India's nuclear power plant systems from cyberattacks. ■