Leningrad II 1 is a 1,188MW nuclear reactor which is located within the premises of Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant. It is located in Leningrad, Russia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the nuclear reactor is currently generating power and is in active status. The construction on the reactor commenced in Oct, 2008. The first power from the reactor was achieved in Mar, 2018. Subsequent to trial runs the reactor finally entered into commercial operation in Oct, 2018. Buy the profile here.

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Leningrad II 1 is a Generation III+ nuclear reactor developed by Atomenergoproekt and JSC Concern Titan-2, are the main contractors for the project.

The 1,188MW reactor is owned and operated by Rosenergoatom Concern. The company has a stake of 100%.

The PWR reactor generates 8,598.45GWh/annum of electricity. It features 163 fuel assemblies in the core of reactor, the place where fission occurs and energy is released.

Development status

The reactor construction commenced in Oct, 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in Oct, 2018.

Contractors involved

Power Machines was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the nuclear reactor. Atomproekt was selected as an architect engineer for the reactor. The reactor vessel has been supplied by Izhorskiye Zavody. The material used for the construction of the vessel is Steel 15H2NMFA. The civil works were carried out by JSC Concern Titan-2.

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About Atomenergoproekt

Atomenergoproekt, a subsidiary of State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom is a nuclear energy company that designs and constructs nuclear power plants. The company conducts design and engineering survey activities for constructing and upgrading of nuclear power plants such as siting, designer supervision and engineering follow-up during operation, development of design and working documentation, and management of construction and erection works, equipment and materials procurement and commissioning of nuclear power plants. Atomenergoproekt also offers development of plan, pre-design and working documentation. The company also operates as contractor and designer. It operates through its offices in Moscow, Russia. Atomenergoproekt is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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