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Westinghouse to relocate planned nuclear plant to Andhra Pradesh

Six AP1000 reactors would be built in the state

Reuters  |  New Delhi 

Toshiba Corp’s Westinghouse Electric will relocate a planned project to build six nuclear reactors in India, said officials, bringing the first deal stemming from a US-India civil nuclear accord struck over a decade ago closer to reality. The six AP-1000 reactors would be built in Andhra Pradesh, after the original site proposed for the multi-billion-dollar project, in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state Gujarat, faced local opposition. The breakthrough comes ahead of a June 7-8 visit by Modi to Washington, where he will be hosted by President Barack Obama for a final ...

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First Published: Wed, June 01 2016. 00:13 IST
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