Key Messages

Fast Breeder Reactors (FBR) are expected to play a major role in India’s power program and help utilise the country’s large thorium (Th) reserves It is important to examine in detail all issues including economics, safety, and security In this study, we have evaluated the economics of electricity from FBRs We propose to examine safety and security aspects in a future work This report also compares the cost of electricity from PFBR with other sources including PHWRs

Economics of Fast Breeder Reactors in the Indian Scenario