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Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor to be commissioned soon


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Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) India's 500 MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) is expected to be commissioned soon and commercial generation of power is likely to take place by 2018-end, a senior official said on Thursday.

Speaking at the 5th International Congress of the International Institute of Welding here, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) Director Arun Kumar Bhaduri said: "The commissioning of the 500 MW PFBR will happen soon.

"Commercial generation of power will happen towards end of next year," he added.

The Rs 5,400 crore PFBR was designed by IGCAR and is built by Bhartiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Ltd (BHAVINI). It is located in Kalpakkam town in Tamil Nadu.

--IANS

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