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Kola NPP

Location:


LOCATED IN THE KOLA PENINSULA
170 KM TO THE REGIONAL CENTER – CITY OF MURMANSK
11 KM TO THE POLYARNYE ZORI SATELLITE TOWN

The Kola NPP is the first nuclear power plant of Russia built beyond the Arctic circle.

Power units of the Kola NPP are currently operated in a limited dispatching mode due to consumption decrease and power transit restrictions.

Operating Power Units at Kola NPP

Power Unit Number

Reactor Type Installed Capacity, MW Start-Up Date

1


VVER-440

440

29.09.1973

2


VVER-440

440

09.12.1974

3

VVER-440

440

24.03.1981

4

VVER-440

440

11.10.1984


Aggregate installed capacity – 1,760 MW


From the power unit No. 1 start-up date, the Kola NPP generated 399.1 bln kWh.

In 2016, the Kola NPP produced 5% of the Concern’s total power output.

The operation period of the Kola NPP power unit No. 1 (start-up year – 1973) will be extended for another 15 years after 2018 and will total 60 years.

Operating Performance of Kola  NPP in 2016

Indicators

UoM Value

Power generation

mln KWh

9,837.7

Generation vs 2015

%

103.5

Russian FAS balance target achievement

%

96.3

Capacity factor

%

63.63


Availability ratio


%

82.79