Smolensk II 1 is a 1,250MW nuclear reactor planned in Smolensk, Russia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the nuclear reactor is currently at the permitting stage. The construction on the reactor is likely to commence in 2023. The plant proponent is expected to achieve the first power from the reactor in 2027 and is planned for commissioning in the same year. Buy the profile here.


Smolensk II 1 is a Generation III+ nuclear reactor.

The 1,250MW reactor is currently owned and will be operated by Rosenergoatom Concern. The company has a stake of 100%.

Smolensk II 1 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. The project cost is expected to be around $3,781.5m.

Development status

The reactor construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter commercial operation by 2027.

Contractors Involved

Atomenergoproekt is expected to be the architect engineer for the reactor.

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