The 1st power block of the Leningrad NPP – the lead one in the RMBK-1000 series – has been stopped following 45 years of safe operation

On December 21, at 11:30 PM, following 45 years of safe operation, the 1st power block of the Leningrad nuclear power plant (an affiliate of the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company, the Electric Power division of ROSATOM) was fully stopped. This was the lead power block in the RBMK-1000 series and the first 1000 megawatt high-power reactor…

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