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15.03.2016

Leningrad NPP-2 will be a reference plant for Paks NPP

 

Leningrad NPP-2 (Russia) will be a reference plant for construction of two new power units of Hungarian Paks NPP with involvement of RF. Russia will give Hungary a credit of up to 10 bln. Euros for this project. Leningrad NPP-2 will become a reference project for building of two new power units of Hungarian Paks NPP with participation of RF. A reference power unit available is a prerequisite of any company’s proposal involved in NPP building abroad.

 

In due course Leningrad NPP-2 will replace the operating Leningrad NPP. The new plant is constructed under AES-2006 project, type project of Russian nuclear power plant of the new generation 3+ with improved technical and economical features and meeting modern so called post-Fukushima safety requirements. Four power units with WWER-1200 reactors will operate at the new plant.

 

Russia and Hungary signed documents for building the fifth and sixth units of the single Hungarian Paks NPP with WWER-1200 Russian reactors in the end of 2014. Russia will give Hungary a credit of up to 10 bln. Euros. Paks NPP is 100 km from Budapest and 5 km from the city of Paks. The NPP has been built under the Russian project; it operates four units with WWER-440 reactors. The NPP generates over 50% of the whole electricity produced in the country.

 

According to RIA Novosti