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Belarus units reach construction milestones

Belarus units reach construction milestones

Unit 1 of the nuclear power plant under construction at Ostrovets in Belarus has been connected to its own source of power supply, Rosatom has announced. Concreting the reactor dome of unit 2 has also been completed, it added.

New Nuclear 28 February 2019


IAEA assesses emergency preparedness in Belarus

IAEA assesses emergency preparedness in Belarus

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts today concluded a ten-day mission to review Belarus's preparedness and response arrangements for nuclear and radiological emergencies.

Regulation & Safety 17 October 2018


Belarus, Kazakhstan to cooperate in nuclear power

Belarus, Kazakhstan to cooperate in nuclear power

Belarus-Kazakhstan MoU - May 2018 - 48Belarus and Kazakhstan yesterday signed a memorandum of cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, the Belarusian Energy Ministry has announced. The document was signed by Belarusian Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk and Kazakh Deputy Energy Minister Bakytzhan Dzhaksaliev.

Nuclear Policies 24 May 2018


Steam generators installed at second Belarus unit

Steam generators installed at second Belarus unit

Ostrovets 2 SG installation - 48All four steam generators have been installed at unit 2 of the nuclear power plant under construction in Ostrovets in Belarus, the plant owner, Belarus NPP, announced today. The large items of equipment have been placed in their designated positions inside the reactor building, it said.

New Nuclear 16 January 2018


Dome installed at Ostrovets 2

Dome installed at Ostrovets 2

Ostrovets_dome_48ASE, the engineering subsidiary of Russia's Rosatom, has installed the containment building dome for unit 2 of the nuclear power plant under construction near Ostrovets, in the Grodno region of Belarus. The unit - one of two VVER-1200 type reactors at the plant which will give 2340 MWe net capacity online - is scheduled for start-up in 2020.

New Nuclear 12 October 2017


Steam generators shipped to second Belarusian unit

Steam generators shipped to second Belarusian unit

Ostrovets 2 steam generators - 48Russia's AEM-Technology has started shipment of a set of four PGV-1000 steam generators to the site of unit 2 of the nuclear power plant under construction in Ostrovets, Belarus. Based in Volgodonsk, Russia, AEM-Technology is part of Atomenergomash, itself a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.

New Nuclear 14 June 2017


Russia to use Baltic NPP reactor vessel for Ostrovets 2

Russia to use Baltic NPP reactor vessel for Ostrovets 2

Belarus and Russia have agreed to the delivery of the reactor pressure vessel originally built for the Baltic NPP - under construction in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad - to unit 2 of the nuclear power plant under construction in Ostrovets, in the Grodno region of Belarus, Rosatom has confirmed to World Nuclear News. The schedule for commissioning the Ostrovets 2 is uaffected and remains 2020.

New Nuclear 25 April 2017


Russia installs RPV at Belarus plant

Russia installs RPV at Belarus plant

Ostravets 1 vessel installation - 48Atomstroyexport announced today it has installed the reactor pressure vessel of unit 1 of the nuclear power plant under construction at Ostrovets in Belarus. The RPV, which weighs more than 330 tonnes, is 11 meters long and 4.5 m in diameter, was placed in position at 8.30pm on 1 April.

New Nuclear 03 April 2017


IAEA completes SEED mission to Belarus

IAEA completes SEED mission to Belarus

The International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded a five-day Site and External Events Design mission to Belarus, which is building its first nuclear power reactors. The two Russian-designed 1170 MWe VVER units are scheduled to begin operations by 2020.

Regulation & Safety 23 January 2017


Russia's Atomtechenergo gets licence for Belarus plant

Russia's Atomtechenergo gets licence for Belarus plant

Russia's Atomtechenergo has received a licence to provide services involving nuclear energy and sources of ionizing radiation in Belarus. The Moscow-based company is a subsidiary of Atomenergoprom, the part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom that unites Russia's civilian nuclear industry.

Regulation & Safety 14 November 2016