Kursk NPP


Information

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Location:


LOCATED IN THE KURSK OBLAST
40 KM TO THE REGIONAL CENTER – CITY OF KURSK
4 KM THE KURCHATOV SATELLITE TOWN


In 2009, the Kursk NPP was named Russia's Best NPP in Safety Culture. It took the third place in the Best Nuclear Power Plants contest according to the results of 2014. According to an independent auditor, in 2010 and 2011 the Kursk NPP environmental management system met the requirements of the Russian national standard and the regulatory document on the mandatory certification system for environmental requirements.

Operating Power Units at Kursk NPP

Power Unit Number

Reactor Type Installed Capacity, MW Start-Up Date

1


RBMK-1000

1,000

12.12.1976

2


RBMK-1000

1,000

28.01.1979

3

RBMK-1000

1,000

17.10.1983

4

RBMK-1000

1,000

02.12.1985


Aggregate installed capacity – 4,000 MW


During 40 years of operation, the Kursk NPP generated 859.1 bln kWh.

In 2016, the Kursk NPP produced 14% of the Concern’s total power output.

Operating Performance of Kursk NPP in 2016

Indicators

UoM Value

Power generation

mln KWh

27,488.7

Generation vs 2014

%

92.5

Russian FAS balance target achievement

%

106.0

Capacity factor

%

78.24