Russia plans to pour first concrete for the Kursk II nuclear power plant in May 2018
6 July 2016 | World Nuclear News

Russia plans to pour first concrete for the Kursk II nuclear power plant in May 2018, Rosenergoatom said today, citing comments its general director, Andrey Petrov, made during a visit to the plant's construction site. Full-scale groundwork at the site started on 15 June. Units 1 and 2 of the plant will be VVER-TOI reactors and commissioning of the first unit is scheduled for April 2022. Petrov also said that, by the end of this year, RUB6.5 billion ($101 million) will have been spent on the project, including RUB3.5 billion on construction and installation work.

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