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Balakovo Nuclear Power Plant

Balakovo Plant Operating History

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Plant Manager: Pavel L. Ipatov
Chief Engineer: Victor I. Ignatov
Utility: Rosenergoatom
Telephone No.: 7-845-70-20091
Fax: 7-845-70-26209

Reactor Model Net Output Initial Criticality Commercial Start
Unit 1 VVER-1000 950 MWe 12/1985 5/1986
Unit 2 VVER-1000 950 MWe 10/1987 1/1988
Unit 3 VVER-1000 950 MWe 12/1988 4/1989
Unit 4 VVER-1000 950 MWe 3/1993 4/1993
Unit 5 VVER-1000 950 MWe Suspended
Unit 6 VVER-1000 950 MWe Suspended
Balakovo Units 1 through 4
Balakovo, Saratov, Russia
Pressurized Water Reactors (PWRs)
Utility: Rosenergoatom
Reactor Supplier: Mintyazhmash
Steam Generator Supplier: Kharkovsky Turbinny Zavod
Architecture: Atomenergoproject
Construction: Ministry of Power Stations
Balakovo Units 5 and 6 - Suspended
Balakovo, Saratov, Russia
Pressurized Water Reactors (PWRs)
Model: VVER-1000
Net Output: 950 MWe
Utility: Rosenergoatom


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