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First concrete for second Belarus unit

New Nuclear

03 June 2014

Ostrovets NPP 48Construction of unit 2 at the Ostrovets plant in Belarus is underway following the pouring of first concrete for the reactor's basemat. Both units should be in operation by 2020.

Final approval for Ostrovets 1 construction work

New Nuclear

25 April 2014

Ostrovets impression 48A full construction licence has been issued for the first of two units at the Ostrovets plant in Belarus, allowing the reactor and plant buildings to be built. First concrete was poured for the unit in late 2013 after the country's nuclear regulator granted a permit for just the foundations to be built.

Construction licence for Ostrovets

New Nuclear

28 October 2013

Ostrovets artists impression 48The construction of the first nuclear power plant in Belarus can commence following the issuance of a permit from the country's nuclear regulator. The plant will be supplied by Russia.

Credit line open for Belarus project


19 May 2014

Russia-Belarus_credit_signing_(BelVB)_48Russia's state-owned Vnesheconombank is to provide a loan of $500 million over eight years for the financing of Belarus's first nuclear power plant under a newly signed agreement.

First Belarus reactor under construction

New Nuclear

07 November 2013

Ostrovets first concrete 48The first safety-related concrete has been poured for the foundation slab of the initial reactor at the Ostrovets site in Belarus marking the official start of construction of the country's first nuclear power plant.

AtomEnergoMash reactors for Ostrovets

New Nuclear

19 April 2013

Russia's AtomEnergoMash will supply the reactor pressure vessels, reactor internals, and core catchers for two VVER-1200 units that are to be built as part of Belarus's first nuclear power plant at Ostrovets.