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Novovoronezh 2-2 / Russian Generation III+ Unit Begins Pilot Operation At 90% Capacity

By David Dalton
30 July 2019

Russian Generation III+ Unit Begins Pilot Operation At 90% Capacity
Cooling towers at the Novovoronezh 2 nuclear station in Russia. Photo courtesy Rosatom.
Unit 2 of the Novovoronezh 2 nuclear power station in southwest Russia has begun pilot operation and testing at 90% of capacity, Rosenergoatom, the operating subsidiary of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, announced.

The Generation III+ VVER-1200 plant, construction of which began in 2009, was brought to minimum controlled power level on 22 March and on 1 May reached a level of 240 MW.

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