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Rosatom has produced a set of steam generators for unit 1 of NPP "Akkuyu"

Engineering companies of Rosatom has completed production of a set of steam generators for construction with participation of RF first power unit of NPP "Akkuyu" in Turkey, the press service of the holding "Atomenergomash".

The steam generators belong to the basic equipment of the reactor compartment of nuclear power. They are needed to produce steam that drives a turbine generator work. The steam generators are part of the reactor plant. The length of one steam generator is about 15 meters, diameter – more than 4 meters, weight – 340 tons. The equipment of one plant consists of four steam generators.

The whole set of steam generators for unit 1 of NPP "Akkuyu" was manufactured at the plant "Atommash" (branch of "AEM-technologies", included in "Atomenergomash") in the city of Volgodonsk in the Rostov region.

The whole cycle of manufacturing of steam generators lasted about two years. An important stage in the production of steam, which lasts more than three weeks – setting 11 thousand exchanger stainless steel tubes with a total length of about 125 kilometers. NPP "Akkuyu" steam generators will be shipped by water transport.

Of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant - the first nuclear power plant under construction in Turkey. The project NPP "Akkuyu" includes four power units with reactors of Russian design VVER-1200 generation 3 . The capacity of each reactor will be 1200 MW. To date, the project is fully financed by the Russian side. The construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant - the first project in the world nuclear industry, implemented on the model of build-own-operate - "build-own-operate". The project cost about 20 billion dollars.

The construction of the first unit of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant began in 2018, it is also the construction of the second unit.