Two, first of Its kind Innovative Generation 3+ nuclear power units to be launched by Russia's Rosatom in the current summer, will be set up at Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, said a press release.
"Energizing of power unit No. 6 (Novovoronezh NPP-2, Unit-1) of the Novovoronezh NPP is scheduled for this summer", the press relese quoted Vladimir Povarov, Director of the power plant as saying.
Dummy fuel assemblies, which had been loaded into power unit No. 6, are currently being replaced by fuel assemblies with nuclear fuel. As of March 30, 108 out of 163 fuel assemblies were loaded into the reactor.
Core fueling into the VVER-1200 has been started as a part of the physical innovative power generation unit No.6 start-up program at the Novovoronezh NPP.