Rosenergoatom has significant experience in operations, being the operating organization and operator of the Russian NPPs (34 power units with the total capacity of 26.3 GW, located in 10 plant sites (on the state of end of 2014).


The operating services provided in all plant service life phases, including the longest one, “Operations” (up to 60 years), constitute one of the key elements of the integrated proposal of State Corporation Rosatom for the foreign market. JSC VNIIAES provides scientific and technical support in operation of all Russian nuclear power plants – members of Rosenergoatom.


Main activities:


  • Performance of the Customer operating functions in the phase of NPP construction;
  • Development of operating and maintenance documents;
  • Pre-operational inspection of base metal and welds in components and pipelines of the reactor plant and safety significant systems;
  • Inspection of major components of the reactor plant and primary circuit;
  • Performance of power unit operator functions or technical management/ support of operating personnel during plant commissioning;
  • Technical assistance to operating organization during operation.