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Capacity utilisation of India’s nuke reactors rises to 83 per cent

After India has signed various nuclear deals with other countries, the capacity utilisation of nuclear reactors in country has increased from about 50 per cent to 83 per cent, the government on Wednesday said. “Following the fruition of international cooperation in the field of nuclear energy in 2008, nuclear power generation has grown from 14,927 million units (MU) of electricity in 2008-09 to 35,333 MU in 2013-14. “The capacity utilisation has also improved from about 50 per cent to 83 per cent,” Minister of State for the Department of Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh said in a written response to a question in LS.
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