Dome installed at unit 2 of Novovoronezh II

19 November 2014

Russian state-owned company Atomenergoproekt has announced the installation of the reactor containment building dome at unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant.

Novovoronezh II is the lead project for the deployment of the AES-2006 design incorporating a Gidropress-designed pressurized water reactor, an evolutionary development from the VVER-1000, reports World Nuclear News. Construction of Novovoronezh II units 1 and 2 began in June 2008 and July 2009, respectively.

The original Novovoronezh site nearby already hosts three operating reactors and two that are being decommissioned.

The new units will have a passive heat removal system that, in the event of loss of on-site power supply, will provide long-term heat removal from the reactor core to the atmosphere using natural circulation.



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