South Ukraine 1 is a 1,000MW nuclear reactor which is located within the premises of South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant. It is located in Mykolaiv, Ukraine. 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 Aug, 1976. The first power from the reactor was achieved in Dec, 1982. Subsequent to trial runs the reactor finally entered into commercial operation in Dec, 1983. Buy the profile here.

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South Ukraine 1 is a Generation II nuclear reactor.

The 1,000MW reactor is owned and operated by NNEGC Energoatom. The company has a stake of 100%.

The PWR reactor generates 5,824.46GWh/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 Aug, 1976 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in Dec, 1983.

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 has been supplied by Mintyazhmash. The material used for the construction of the vessel is Alloyed Steel(15Ch2MFA;2,5%Cr0.6°Mo0,25%V).

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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