Rostov-4 is synchronized with grid

13 February 2018

The head of state, who visited Rostov-on-Don with a working visit, took part in a video conference on the start-up of the nuclear power unit. Earlier on the same day the turbine generator of Unit 4 was synchronized with the grid. The generated electricity started flowing into the unified power grid of the country.

Rostov NPP is the only nuclear power plant in contemporary Russia which started up three power units on one site over 7 years . Today, Rostov NPP is one of the largest enterprises of Rostov Region and southern Russia’s energy sector. Unit 4 will sustainably supply power to the entire south region of Russia. At this, Rostov Region will be one of the ten Russian regions which are leaders in electricity generation. Now, the plant produces over 40% electricity in the region. Electricity from the plant’s units is supplied to Volgograd Region, Krasnodar and Stavropol Territories and in the city of Volgodonsk, which means the energy security of the entire energy system of the country’s South. New Unit 4 commissioning will bring the share of electricity production of the plant in the region up to about 54%.

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