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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|
|Reactors operational||2 x 1000 MW|
|Reactors under construction||2 x 1070 MW|