All 163 fuel assemblies were installed and the preparation for the nuclear reaction start has begun.
After closing the reactor vessel, the reactor will be brought to the minimum power level for testing.
At the same time, TITAN-2 Holding Company subsidiaries’ specialists will continue the works at the power unit 1 facilities to promptly prepare it for commissioning.
Mr. Vladimir Minaev, Director of the Branch of JSC CONCERN TITAN-2 in Sosnovy Bor:
“Our main task now is to ensure that the power unit is ready for the power startup. The main scope of our works moves to the turbine hall to ensure the availability of steam to receive, steam to turbine and synchronization to the network.”
The Holding “Titan-2” is the largest in the North-West group of companies, erecting the most important objects of the nuclear industry and energy. The organization performs a full range of construction and installation works from engineering to commissioning.
The Holding “Titan-2” is one of the main contractors for the construction of power units No. 1 and No. 2 of the Leningradskaya NPP-2. Main organizations of the company perform 30% of general construction and 80% of installation works on the site. Specialists of the holding are engaged on the objects of the Leningradskaya NPP-2 first and second power units. The works are being performed in the buildings of the reactor, turbine, electricity, water, heating system and other structures of power units.