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29 Jan 2024

India Intensifies Nuclear Power Expansion

India aims to commission a new nuclear reactor annually [to boost its nuclear power generation](https://www.semafor.com/article/01/26/2024/india-plans-to-expand-its-nuclear-power-plants) from its current 3%. As the third-largest global energy consumer, India is building nineteen more reactors and has already activated the homegrown [Kakrapar-3 reactor](https://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsunit-3-at-indias-kakrapar-npp-operating-at-full-power-11122022) in Gujarat. This expansion supports India's goals: net zero emissions by 2070 and half its electricity from renewables by 2030.