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Steam generators installed at second Belarus unit

New Nuclear

16 January 2018

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.

Steam generators shipped to second Belarusian unit

New Nuclear

14 June 2017

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.

Russia installs RPV at Belarus plant

New Nuclear

03 April 2017

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.

Dome installed at Ostrovets 2

New Nuclear

12 October 2017

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.

Russia to use Baltic NPP reactor vessel for Ostrovets 2

New Nuclear

25 April 2017

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.

IAEA completes SEED mission to Belarus

Regulation and Safety

23 January 2017

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.