PJSC Energomashspetsstal was visited by the inspector of the Indian Atomic Energy Corporation (ICAEL) Malik Rohet. The main purpose of the visit was the acceptance and testing of blanks for reactor equipment parts for Units V and VI of the Kudankulam NPP (India). Acceptance inspection took place at the production site of PJSC "EMSS" from June 7 to 11.
In the presence of the IKAEL inspector and other specialists of the nuclear industry, 7 large-tonnage blanks for the steam generator and the reactor vessel of Units V and VI of the Kudankulam NPP were successfully tested. Based on the results of the tests and inspections, the customer's representative was finally handed over three shells and an allowance, an intermediate inspection of the bottom, shell and allowance was carried out. All parameters and characteristics of the products correspond to the technical requirements of the customer. Shipment of large-capacity products is scheduled for the end of the month. The total weight of the batch is 267 tons.
NPP "Kudankulam" is a nuclear power plant under construction in India, located in the south of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The first and second blocks of the Kudankulam NPP are already in operation, the third and fourth are under construction, and the fifth and sixth are undergoing preparatory work. The planned date for the start of guaranteed operation of power units NN3-4 is 2023 and 2024. During SPIEF-2017, a general framework agreement was signed for the construction of Stage III (units NN5-6).
NPP "Kudankulam" is being built in India within the framework of a bilateral agreement between Russia and India dated November 20, 1988 and an addendum to it dated June 21, 1998. In 2002, construction began on the first two power units with VVER-1000 reactors with a total capacity 2000 MW.