Rivne Nuclear Power Plant

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Rivne Nuclear Power Plant
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Rivne Nuclear Power Plant is located in Ukraine
Rivne Nuclear Power Plant
Location of Rivne Nuclear Power Plant
Official name Рівненська АЕС
Country Ukraine
Location Varash, Rivne Oblast
Coordinates 51°19′40″N 25°53′30″E / 51.32778°N 25.89167°E / 51.32778; 25.89167Coordinates: 51°19′40″N 25°53′30″E / 51.32778°N 25.89167°E / 51.32778; 25.89167
Status Operational
Construction began Unit 1: August 1, 1973
Unit 2: October 1, 1973
Unit 3: February 1, 1980
Unit 4: August 1, 1986
Commission date Unit 1: September 22, 1981
Unit 2: July 29, 1982
Unit 3: May 16, 1987
Unit 4: April 6, 2006
Owner(s) Energoatom
Operator(s) Energoatom
Nuclear power station
Reactor type PWR
Reactor supplier Atomstroyexport
Cooling source Styr River
Cooling towers 6 × Natural Draft
Power generation
Units operational 1 × 381 MW
1 × 376 MW
2 × 950 MW
Make and model VVER-440/213
VVER-1000/320
Units planned 1 × 950 MW
Thermal capacity 2 × 1375 MWth
2 × 3000 MWth
Nameplate capacity 2657 MW
Capacity factor 69.34%
Annual net output 16,139 GW·h (2016)

The Rivne Nuclear Power Plant (Ukrainian: Рівненська АЕС), also called Rovno[1] is a nuclear power plant in Varash, Rivne Oblast, Ukraine.

It has four reactors:

Station Type Net capacity Initial criticality Grid date
Unit 1 VVER-440/213 361 MWe Dec 1980 Sep 1981
Unit 2 VVER-440/213 384 MWe Dec 1981 Jul 1982
Unit 3 VVER-1000/320 950 MWe Nov 1986 May 1987
Unit 4 VVER-1000/320 950 MWe Sep 2004 Oct 2004
Unit 5 (suspended plan) VVER-1000/320 950 MWe N/A N/A

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