Novovoronezh NPP-2 (implemented)

Location Novovoronezh of the Voronezh Region
Type of reactor VVER-1200
Number of Power Units 2
General Designer JSC Atomenergoproekt
General Contractor ASE Group of Companies


The Novovoronezh NPP-2 is the first Gen3+ NPP in Russia. The construction is carried out according to the design of the NPP with the VVER-1200 reactor developed by JSC “Atomenergoproekt”. This Project is based on the technical solutions of NPP-92 design, which was certified for compliance with all technical requirements of EUR for NPPs with light-water reactors of a new generation. All safety functions in the VVER-1200 NPPs are implemented by separate active and passive safety systems, which guarantee a reliable operation of the Nuclear Power Plant and its resistance to external and internal impacts. Unit No. 1 with VVER-1200 reactor of the 3+ generation was put into commercial operation on February 27, 2017. The construction works are performed at power unit No. 2