According to Russia’s Rosatom, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) had inspected JSC VNIIEM Corporation which manufactures reactor control and protection system electrical equipment (RCPS EE).
JSC VNIIEM is making the RCPS EE for the third 1,000 MW nuclear power plant that is coming up in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu. NPCIL is building four more units – Units 3, 4, 5 and 6 – of 1,000 MW each in Kudankulam in Tirunelveli district. The first two units of similar power generation capacity have been commissioned. Various components for the Units 3 and 4 are being sent from Russia to Kudankulam.