16.02.2017_No34 / News in Brief

Russia’s Rosatom Involved In Preparation Or Construction Of 19 Overseas Reactors

Plans & Construction

16 Feb (NucNet): Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom was involved in the preparation or construction of 19 nuclear power reactors in eight countries in 2016, according to nuclear operator Rosenergoatom.

The Kudankulam nuclear power station in India.

The units are: Belarusian-1 and -2 in Belarus, Tianwan-3 and -4 in China, Kudankulam-1 to -4 in India, Ruppur-1 and -2 in Bangladesh, Paks-5 and -6 in Hungary, Akkuyu-1 to -4 in Turkey, Hanhikivi-1 in Finland and Bushehr-2 and -3 in Iran.

Rosatom is also taking part in tenders for the construction of about 23 reactors abroad, Rosenergoatom said. Rosatom’s total portfolio of foreign orders is over $133bn (€124bn), an increase from $110.4bn at the end of 2015.

Rosatom said it expects a portfolio of foreign orders in 2030 in excess of $300bn.

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David Dalton

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