Volgodonsk Nuclear Power Plant or Rostov Nuclear Power Plant is a Russian nuclear power plant located on the left bank of the Tsimlyansk reservoir in the lower stream of the Don River near Volgodonsk, Rostov Oblast.

Construction of Rostov reactor No. 1 began in 1977 and operations began in 2001. Construction of reactor No. 2 commenced in 1983 and finished in 2009. In 2009 work on reactor No. 3 was restarted and work on No. 4 is being scheduled as well. Completion of No. 3 is planned for 2013. Units No. 3 and 4 will be an upgraded VVER-1000/320 subtype.

Four units are planned in total.

Unit Reactor type Net
Rostov 1 VVER-1000/320 950 MW 1000 MW December 25, 2001
Rostov 2 VVER-1000/320 950 MW 1000 MW December 19, 2009
Rostov 3 VVER-1000/320 1011 MW 1070 MW (2013)
Rostov 4 VVER-1000/320 1011 MW 1070 MW (2014)

Rostov Nuclear Power Plant
Country Russia
Locale Volgodonsk
Status Operational
Owner(s) Rosenergoatom
Operator(s) Rosenergoatom

Reactor information
Reactors operational 2 x 1000 MW
Reactors under construction 2 x 1070 MW
Reactor type(s) VVER-1000/320

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