Russia launches fourth unit at Kalinin Nuclear Power Plant

UDOMLYA (Tver region), December 12 (RIA Novosti) – Unit 4 of the Kalinin Nuclear Power Plant in central Russia went online on Monday in the presence of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

The unit with a total capacity of 1,000 MW will be operated at half capacity for the time being.

Its construction began in 2007 and cost 70 million rubles (about $3.5 million).

The NNP is located in the Tver region, 350 kilometers from Moscow. Units 1 and 2, 1,000 MW each, were built in 1984 and 1986. Unit 3 was launched in 2004.

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