Rostov (Volgodonsk) 4 is a 1,030MW nuclear reactor which is located within the premises of Rostov Nuclear Power Plant. It is located in Rostov, 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 Jun, 2010. The first power from the reactor was achieved in Feb, 2018. Subsequent to trial runs the reactor finally entered into commercial operation in Sep, 2018. Buy the profile here.

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Rostov (Volgodonsk) 4 is a Generation III nuclear reactor developed by Atomenergoprom, the main contractor for the project.

The 1,030MW reactor is owned and operated by Rosenergoatom Concern. The company has a stake of 100%.

The PWR reactor generates 7,521.96GWh/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 Jun, 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in Sep, 2018.

Contractors involved

Ukrainian Energy Machines was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the nuclear reactor. The company provided 1 steam turbine for the project. Atomenergoproekt was selected as an architect engineer for the reactor. The reactor vessel have been supplied by Izhorskiye Zavody and Mintyazhmash. The material used for the construction of the vessel is 15Ch2NFMA. The civil works were carried out by Atomstroyexport.

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About Atomenergoprom

Atomenergoprom (AEP), a subsidiary of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, is a Russian state-owned vertically integrated company that operates across the nuclear value chain. Its operations span uranium production to nuclear power plant construction and energy generation. It operates nuclear power plants, radiation sources, and nuclear material and radioactive substance storage facilities. The company also produces radioisotopes, protective equipment, technological and radiation monitoring devices; and nuclear fuel and components. AEP offers nuclear power engineering, design and turnkey construction services. It serves nuclear and thermal power generation, shipbuilding, gas and petrochemical, healthcare industries mainly in Europe and Asia. AEP is headquartered in Moscow, Russia

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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