TITLE

Committed to Environmental Excellence & Employee Welfare

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Nuclear Plant Journal;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p117
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) located in Kalpakkam, India. The MAPS, which is owned by Nuclear Power Corp. of India Ltd. (NPCIL), is the first indigenously constructed and third Nuclear Power station of Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) type in the nation. It adds that the plant is powered by natural uranium, with heavy water used both as moderator and coolant. Also explored are some special features of the plant.
ACCESSION #
70497515

 

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