Unit 2 lifetime prolongation at Leningrad NPP

Publish date: September 30, 2005

Rostekhnadzor, Russian State licencing company, is preparing to prolong the service time of the second reactor unit at the Leningrad NPP, the head of nuclear sites safety department of Rostekhnadzor Valery Bezzubtsev said to Interfax.

The unit is currently being overhauled to get service time extension. It should be reportedly back in operation on May 28, 2006. So far, total five reactors at the Kola NPP, Leningrad NPP and Novovoronezh NPP were granted service time extension.