As a member of the Committee on Ecology and Environment Protection, he pays great attention to the activities of large industrial enterprises. He came to Sosnovy Bor to get acquainted with the project of new power units of the Leningrad nuclear power plant and to ensure personally their safety has been properly provided.

The chief engineer of the plant under construction, Alexander Belyaev, briefed the guest about the features of the project, according to which the new units are being built.

Thanks to advanced scientific developments the impact on the environment during the operation of the plant will be minimal. In addition to the achievements of Russian science, products of domestic companies, from equipment to software, are used during the construction of the power units.

At the construction site of the Leningrad NPP Sergey Boyarskiy paid a visit to the evaporative cooling towers that are included in the water circulation system at the station. This cycle will be closed, and therefore the use of water will be economical.

In addition, the guest made a visit to the main control room of the new power unit and reactor building.

Currently they are under commissioning. Specialists are preparing the reactor plant to the first criticality.


A report on the meeting was made by  Mikhail Voronkov, first Deputy Director of the Moscow branch of JSC "CONCERN TITAN-2".

Moscow branch of the company has been supplying for the construction of the Leningrad nuclear power plant. This includes whole range of equipment for the construction and installation work, such as: electrical, mechanical, stop valves, etc. The branch is working under the orders of the government of the Russian Federation about import substitution, therefore, in addition to the equipment of foreign origin, substantial part of supply is produced by domestic producers.

Today, when construction of Power Unit 1 comes to an end, main procurement scope relates to Power Unit 2, as well as to the main overseas project of JSC "CONCERN TITAN-2", Finnish nuclear power plant "Hanhikivi 1".

“We have accumulated vast experience of interaction with the customer and suppliers of products for the nuclear industry. Today we try to polish our work so that the overseas project and all supplies can be carried out without a hitch. Most of the work is already in place, lined up, and it brings positive results", said Mikhail Voronkov.


The Holding “Titan-2” is the largest in the North-West group of companies, erecting the most important objects of the nuclear industry and energy. The organization performs a full range of construction and installation works from engineering to commissioning.

The Holding “Titan-2” is one of the main contractors for the construction of power units No. 1 and No. 2 of the Leningradskaya NPP-2. Main organizations of the company perform 30% of general construction and 80% of installation works on the site. Specialists of the holding are engaged on the objects of the Leningradskaya NPP-2 first and second power units. The works are being performed in the buildings of the reactor, turbine, electricity, water, heating system and other structures of power units.

At the round table session "Investing in the future: Choosing  the strongest" the participants discussed the economic effect of NPP construction projects abroad, investment strategies, financing of nuclear facilities and principles of implementation of  projects overseas.

Among the speakers were Kirill Komarov, first Deputy General Director for Corporate Development and International Business, SC "Rosatom"; Ilya Rebrov, Director for Economics and Finance, Rosatom SC; Minna Forström, Fennovoima Oy Director  for NPP "Hanhikivi 1” Construction Project ; Anastasia Zoteeva, General Director of JSC "Rusatom Energy International".

Another topic of discussion was the humanitarian support of foreign economic activities and the factor of public acceptance of Russian business abroad.

Matti Soronen, mayor of the municipality of Pyhäjoki, where the construction of NPP "Hanhikivi 1” is currently under way, shared the experience of constructive cooperation with the project participants. He told about the planned conclusion of twinning  agreement between Sosnovy Bor and the cities in the area of presence of nuclear plants: Kalajoki,  Pyhäjoki and Raahe.

This operation was fulfilled by the specialists of SMU-1 and UMiAT of the Northern Construction Department. Two hoisting cranes Grove were used for assembly works and test loading.

Yesterday, Hanhikivi-1 project took a step forward as British Rolls-Royce and French Schneider Electric were chosen as preferred automation suppliers subject to the final contract negotiations.

The operations were carried out in the Power Unit 2 building. Open top installation method was applied using crane Liebherr, whose maximum capacity is 1350 t.

The meeting was held within the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

The participants to the Hanhikivi 1 project and the authorities will organize an oil spill prevention drill off the Hanhikivi peninsula.

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