31.05.2018  The Rosenergoatom, Joint-Stock Company information and PR department

Rosenergoatom: Balakovo NPP was recognized as the best Russian NPP

The results of the traditional corporative competition - the Best NPP of Russia held by Rosenergoatom JSC (a part of Electric Power Division of Rosatom State Corporation) were summed upon the work of Russian NPPs in 2017.

Balakovo NPP was recognized as the best Russian NPP for the 15th time, the top three also included Rostov NPP (the second place) and Kalinin NPP (the third place). They got the maximum points by the results of the assessment.

The Best Nuclear Power Plants upon the results of the year competition is held for the recognition, motivation and expansion of the positive experience of the NPPs – the winners of the competition. The winners are determined on the basis of the factors in such areas of activity as safety, stability and efficiency of work, labour safety, etc.

The win in the main corporative competition of the Division is the evidence of the high responsibility of the NPP’s personnel in development of production culture, provision of operational stability of equipment, the increase of production and environmental safety.

The Rosenergoaton (the power division of the Rosatom State Corporation) includes 10 Russian nuclear power stations bearing the status of the Concern’s affiliate companies, along with the vendors catering for the needs of the generation company. All in all, the 10 nuclear power stations operate 35 power blocks* (*excluding the Novovoronezh NPP’s 6th power block being at the pilot production stage): 18 of them operate VVER reactors (12 VVER-1000 power blocks and 5 VVER-440 power blocks of different modifications); 15 of them with channel reactors (11 power blocks with RMBK-1000 reactors, four power blocks with EGP-6 reactors); and 2 power blocks with fast neutron sodium cooling reactors (BN-600 and BN-800).
At the moment, the Rosenergoatom NPPs account for 18.6% of the whole electricity output in the 

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