Russia's Rosatom plots nuclear power plants in Russia, India

Rosatom announced plans to build three new nuclear power units in Russia and one in India in 2014.

According to the Yekaterinburg News, the Russian state-owned utility said it planned for new construction in the Rostov, Sverdlovsk and Voronezh regions for later in 2014; and to complete a second 1,000-MW VVER reactor at India’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant by the end of the year. The first 1,000-MW unit at Kudankulam came online in May.

Russia and India signed a general framework agreement earlier this year for Rosatom to build units 3 and 4 at Kudankulam, the article said.

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