01.02.2017  Information and Public Relations Administration Rosenergoatom Concern JSC

Rosenergoatom: in January electric energy generation by Russian NPPs has increased by 6.25% up to 19 billion kWh

In January 2017 Russian subsidiary companies of Rosenergoatom Concern JSC increased the overall generation of electric energy by 6.25% in comparison with the same period of 2016.

The total volume of generation of all Concern’s NPPs for this month totaled 19.002 billion kWh (in comparison with 17.884 in January 2016).

Capacity factor (CF) is 94.8% since the beginning of 2017.

It should be recalled that in 2016 Russian NPPs exceeded the achievement of 2015 in amount of generated electric energy increasing the total generation by more than one billion up to 196.366 billion kWh (in comparison with 195.213 billion kWh a year earlier).

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia has approved a plan for electric energy generation for Russian NPPs for 2017 in amount of 199.8 billion kWh.

At the present time Russian NPPs generate about 18.6% of all the electric energy in the country.

The Rosenergoaton Concern (the power division of the Rosatom State Corporation) includes 10 Russian nuclear power stations bearing the status of the Concern’s affiliate companies, along with the vendors catering for the needs of the generation company. All in all, the 10 nuclear power stations operate 34 power blocks* (*excluding the Novovoronezh NPP’s 6th power block being at the pilot production stage): 17 of them operate VVER reactors (12 VVER-1000 power blocks and 5 VVER-440 power blocks of different modifications); 15 of them with channel reactors (11 power blocks with RMBK-1000 reactors, four power blocks with EGP-6 reactors); and 2 power blocks with fast neutron sodium cooling reactors (BN-600 and BN-800).

At the moment, the Rosenergoatom NPPs account for 18.6% of the whole electricity output in the country.

Information and Public Relations Administration Rosenergoatom Concern JSC

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