The availability of fuel in the required quantity has enabled operation of nuclear power plants at their rated power during the recent years. The generation in a particular year is dependent apart from the availability of fuel on the capacity in operation based on planned shutdowns of reactors for various maintenance activities.

State Location Unit Capacity (MW) Commercial Generation
(in Million Units, MU)
2016 - 17 2017 - 18 2018 - 19
Maharashtra Tarapur TAPS-1 160 1236 174 1322
TAPS-2 160 935 1001 937
TAPS-3 540 4159 3680 4354
TAPS-4 540 4530 2013 4154
Rajasthan Rawatbhata RAPS-1 100 @ @ @
RAPS-2 200 1106 1555 959
RAPS-3 220 1618 1877 1550
RAPS-4 220 1936 1656 1820
RAPS-5 220 1715 1974 1720
RAPS-6 220 1096 1543 1986
Uttar Pradesh Narora NAPS-1 220 1655 1836 1498
NAPS-2 220 1724 1800 1664
Gujarat Kakrapar KAPS-1 220 # # #
KAPS-2 220 # # 1000
Karnataka Kaiga KGS-1 220 1742 1927 1600
KGS-2 220 1708 1885 1939
KGS-3 220 1063 1898 1662
KGS-4 220 2021 1824 2016
Tamil Nadu Kalpakkam MAPS-1 220 1465 1194 &
MAPS-2 220 1739 1781 1491
Kudankulam KKNPP-1 1000 6212 4437 2797
KKNPP-2 1000 13* 4281 3345
Total Generation (MUs) 37674 38336 37813

Notes

  • @: RAPS - 1 is under extended shutdown for techno-economic assessment.
  • #: KAPS - 1 & 2 have been taken in project mode for Enmasse Coolant Channel Replacement (EMCCR) and Enmasse Feeder Replacement (EMFR) activities from August 01, 2016. KAPS-2 was synchronized to grid on September 22, 2018 and KAPS-1 on May 24, 2019 upon completion of these activities.
  • &: MAPS - 1 was taken in project mode from April 01, 2018 for Endshield related works
  • *: In addition, KKNPP - 2 generated about 2327 MUs of infirm power during the year 2016-17.