Staff Correspondent: A generator stator was installed in the turbine hall of unit two of the under-construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP).
According to a message received yesterday, the installation works have been completed by the specialists of the VdMU Branch, part of the Rosatom Engineering Division.
“The stator converts mechanical energy generated by the rotation of the turbine into electrical energy. Besides, it is the heaviest element among the power unit equipped with a weight of over 440 tones. That is why the installation of the Generator Stator into the designated position is extremely important. Its successful completion makes possible installation of the main equipment of the turbine hall”, said Alexei Deriy, Vice President of ASE and Director of the Rooppur NPP Construction Project.
He said the two power units of Rooppur NPP to useTZV-1200-2 turbine generators developed and manufactured by Power Machines, Russia.
The Rooppur NPP with two generation 3+ VVER-1200 reactors with a total capacity of 2400 MW is being constructed under the Russian design. The Russian VVER-1200 reactors have been functioning in two power units of Novovoronezh NPP, Russia, which is the reference project of Rooppur NPP. This reactor fully complies with all international safety requirements.
Rosatom State Corporation Engineering Division is the general designer and contractor of Rooppur NPP. The company ranks first in the world in terms of order portfolio and the number of NPPs constructed simultaneously across the world.
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