Second reactor unit at Kola NPP to work 5 years more

Publish date: August 20, 2004

The lifetime of the second reactor unit is prolonged for 5 years more in accordance with the license received by Rosenergoatom concern from the Russian Nuclear Regulatory, ITAR-TASS reported.

The works completed at reactor unit no.2 allowed to give grounds for possible prolongation of the unit’s lifetime for 15 years more. The reactor unit should be put in operation on September 18, 2004. Total price tag for the upgrade works at unit no.1 and no.2 is about $200m.