Contribution of the activities of Rosatom to sustainable development
- The state defence order was 100% fulfilled.
- Power unit No. 1 of Novovoronezh NPP-2 with a VVER-1200 reactor started full-scale operation. Power, a prestigious US energy magazine, ranked this power unit among the top three power plants of the world in 2017.
- The first criticality programme was completed at power unit No. 4 of Rostov NPP equipped with a VVER-1000 reactor and the innovative power unit No. 1 of Leningrad NPP-2 equipped with a generation 3+ VVER-1200 reactor.
- The start-up of power unit No. 3 at Tianwan NPP in China was completed.
- Electricity output at 35 power units of 10 operating NPPs totalled 202.9 billion kWh, reaching a new all-time high in the history of Russian nuclear power generation. The share of NPPs in Russia’s energy mix totalled 18.9%
- 11 intergovernmental agreements and 16 major interdepartmental agreements were concluded. These include 5 framework intergovernmental agreements concluded with the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Republic of Paraguay, the Republic of the Sudan, the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan, which provide the foundation for bilateral cooperation between Russia and these countries in the sphere of nuclear technologies.
- A package of contracts for the construction of El Dabaa NPP with four power units in Egypt came into force.
- Russia and India signed a master framework agreement on the construction of power units No. 5 and 6 of Kudankulam NPP.
- Construction of the second stage of Bushehr NPP was launched in Iran.
- An official ceremony was held on the site of Akkuyu NPP to mark the start of construction and installation of the ‘non-nuclear’ part of the NPP as part of the preparatory stage of the project under a limited licence for construction issued by the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority.
- ROSATOM has been assigned the function of a Competence Centre as part of the government programme titled ‘Digital Economy of the Russian Federation’.
A digital transformation programme was launched in the industry.
- The portfolio of the Corporation’s wind farms to be commissioned in Russia by 2022 increased to 970 MW (43% of the Russian wind power market). Wind farms will be built in the Krasnodar Territory, the Republic of Adygea, the Stavropol Territory and the Rostov Region.
- ROSATOM started to provide nuclear medicine services to local residents at regional healthcare institutions in the Chelyabinsk Region.
- Priority social and economic development areas were established in Sarov and Dimitrovgrad.
- No events rated at level 2 or higher on the international INES scale were detected at nuclear facilities (level 1 and 0 deviations do not pose a risk to
employees operating the facilities, local residents or the environment).