Egyptian Nuclear Power Plants (NPPA) officials visited Novovoronezh NPP. The main purpose of the visit is the tour of the work progress at the power unit 2 at Novovoronezh-2 NPP (Unit 7 of Novovoronezh NPP).
Egyptian nuclear specialists visited the site of the pre-launch power unit 7. Specialists of Novovoronezh NPP informed their foreign colleagues about the current status of the works, the features of operation and physical protection of the VVER-1200 generation of the generation"3+".
The guests visited the turbine and reactor buildings of the innovative power unit, as well as the training center, on the basis of which the training of Russian nuclear scientists and employees of nuclear power plants of the partner countries of Rosatom is being conducted.
In 2015, Russia and Egypt signed an intergovernmental agreement on the construction of El Dabaa NPP. The project consists of 4 VVER-1200 power units. Commercial contracts for the construction of El Dabaa NPP were signed in December 2017. The first unit is to be commissioned in 2026.