Leningrad NPP


Information

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Location:


LOCATED IN THE LENINGRAD OBLAST
70 KM TO THE REGIONAL CENTER – CITY OF SAINT PETERSBURG
5 KM TO THE SOSNOVY BOR SATELLITE TOWN


The Leningrad NPP is the first plant in Russia with reactors of RBMK-1000 type. In 2012 and 2013 the Leningrad NPP took the third place in the annual contest for the Best Nuclear Power Plants of the Year.

In 2016, the Leningrad NPP became Russian Organization of High Social Efficiency as the winner of the nation-wide contest in the nominations for Human Resource Development in Production Industry Organizations, and for Participation in Solving Social Issues of Territories and Corporate Charity Development.

The Leningrad NPP won the System Operator’s award for Considerable Contribution in Ensuring Safety of Russian UES Modes according to the results of 2016. 

On December 7, 2017, first criticality started at the Leningrad NPP-2 power unit No.1 of the new Generation III+.  

Operating Power Units at Leningrad NPP

Power Unit Number

Reactor Type Installed Capacity, MW Start-Up Date

1


RBMK-1000

1,000

12.12.1973

2


RBMK-1000

1,000

11.07.1975

3

RBMK-1000

1,000

07.12.1979

4

RBMK-1000

1,000

09.12.1981

5

VVER-1200

1,200

09.03.2018


Aggregate installed capacity – 5,200 MW