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Russia ships out high-pressure heaters for TN N-power project

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Two high-pressure heaters for the turbine hall of the third unit of the Kudankulam Project (KNPP) have been shipped to as part of the first batch of equipment for the under-construction Unit 3, KNPP's Russian equipment suppliers and technical consultants said on Wednesday.

According to Russia's State Atomic Corporation (Rosatom), which is building the KNPP in in collaboration with the Corporation of (NPCIL), a total of four high-pressure heaters are required for each nuclear unit.

"The welded vertical apparatus is intended to feed water heating through of steam," said in a release here.

The company said the equipment will reach using multi-modal transport.

"From Podolsk by railroad to Saint-Petersburg port, then by water transport through Baltic and seas, Suez Canal, and the The cargo is planned to be landed at the plant in April," it said.

Kudankulam project is envisaged to have six reactors of 1,000MW capacity each, the first two of which have already been commissioned. Four other units are in various stages of implementation or planning.



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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 16:12 IST