In the shops of Turboatom JSC, the production of the main units for the South-Ukrainian NPP has been completed. As the company said, work has been completed on the manufacture of equipment for the modernization of the medium pressure cylinder of the K-1000-60 /1500-1 turbine for Unit 2 of the South Ukrainian NPP. Earlier, a set of diaphragms had already been shipped to the NPP. As of today, assembly and testing department 73 has packed the medium pressure rotor and prepared it for shipment in early June.
The contract for the modernization of the flow paths of the million-plus turbine at the South-Ukrainian NPP was signed with NNEGC Energoatom on February 25 last year, it became the first contract of Turboatom for the modernization of the flow path of the million-plus turbine in Ukraine. In general, such a large-scale modernization of turbines at Ukrainian NPPs is being performed for the first time. The company has a positive experience in performing similar work for customers outside the country, including at Unit 5 of Kozloduy NPP (Bulgaria).
The current contract is part of the approved 5-year program for the modernization of equipment at Ukrainian NPPs, calculated until 2024.
JSC "Turboatom" is one of the largest enterprises in the world for the design and manufacture of steam and hydraulic turbines. The production capabilities allow the annual production of steam and hydraulic turbines with a total design capacity of 8 million kW and 2 million kW, respectively.
The production of turbines is carried out in a closed cycle: from design and development and research work to manufacture, assembly, testing of turbines and shipment.