Central airconditioning and commercial refrigeration major, Blue Star has bagged a prestigious order valued at Rs 38 crore for airconditioning India's first indigenously designed Fast Breeder Reactor from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for the Kalpakkam project.
NPCIL has been entrusted to set up Fast Breeder Reactors by the Government of India, and Kalpakkam, which is located 70 km from Chennai has been selected as one of the facilities where a 500 MW Fast Breeder Reactor will be set up at the cost of approximately Rs 3500 crore.
The Fast Breeder Reactor is being built using the design and technology developed at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), also located at Kalpakkam. The Reactor at Kalpakkam is the first indigenously designed fast breeder reactor.
Blue Star’s credentials in offering expert cooling solutions coupled with excellent project management and execution capabilities have helped it acquire this order, against stiff competition. Blue Star will be airconditioning the entire Kalpakkam project, including supply of water cooled centrifugal chillers, to be completed over a period of 24 months.
For additional information, please contact: B Thiagarajan, Executive Vice President, Blue Star Limited, Bandbox House, 254D, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai – 400 030
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