Kursk II – 2 is a 1,255MW nuclear reactor planned in Kursk, Russia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the nuclear reactor is currently at the under construction stage. The construction of the reactor is likely to commence in Apr, 2019. Buy the profile here.

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Kursk II - 2 is a Generation III+ nuclear reactor being developed by Atomstroyexport and Rosenergoatom Concern, are the main contractors for the project.

The 1,255MW reactor is currently owned and will be operated by Rosenergoatom Concern. The company has a stake of 100%.

Kursk II - 2 is a type of PWR reactor. It will feature 163 fuel assemblies in the core of reactor, the place where fission occurs and energy is released.

Development status

The reactor construction is expected to commence from Apr, 2019.

Contractors involved

Power Machines will be the steam turbine supplier for the nuclear reactor. Atomenergoproekt is expected to be the architect engineer for the reactor. The reactor vessel is expected to be supplied by AEM-technology. The civil works will be carried out by Energospecmontazh and Trest RosSEM.

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About Atomstroyexport

Atomstroyexport (ASE) is an engineering company of State Corporation, Rosatom. The company designs and constructs nuclear power facilities. It is an export import company that helps foreign customers in constructing and commissioning nuclear power projects (NPP). ASE also carries out the process of reconstruction of the earlier-built nuclear power plants. In addition, the company also provides specialty services, which include survey, training, design, and engineering services, manufacture and supply of equipment and operation of power plants. ASE utilizes light water reactor installations of VVER type of technology for the construction of NPP. It also participates in the international tenders offering its upgraded NPPs with water moderated water-cooled reactors. The company has presence in Bulgaria, Hungary, Turkey, Czech Republic, Slovakia, India, China and Ukraine among others. ASE is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.

About Rosenergoatom Concern

Rosenergoatom Concern JSC (Rosenergoatom), a subsidiary of Atomenergoprom, is an electric power generation company, primarily supplying electrical and thermal energy in Russia. The company’s major activities include design, construction, operation, and decommissioning of nuclear power plants. Rosenergoatom’s operational nuclear power plants include Balakovo, Beloyarsk, Bilibino, Rostov, Kalinin, Kursk, Novovoronezh, Smolensk, Leningrad, and Kola. It also manages sources of radiation, and nuclear material and radioactive substance storage facilities. The company also provides training of personnel. The company through its subsidiary Rusatom Service JSC offers nuclear power plant services in Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Iran, China, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, India, and Bolivia. Rosenergoatom is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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