DHAKA Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant construction
yesterday achieved another milestone with the installation of reactor support
truss at Unit 1.
The role of support truss is to fix the reactor vessel in place and to
bear its weight loads. It was installed as per the design, prepared by
Atomstroyexport (ASE), engineering division Russia's state corporation-
Rosatom according to a release.
It is a very complicated job which needs maximum possible accuracy.
Installation was completed ahead of schedule thanks to well co-ordinated
efforts of our employees and the people of the construction site noted
Sergey Lastochkin, ASE Vice-President and Director for Rooppur NPP
Construction works of Units 1 and 2 are progressing according to the
The first unit of 1,200 MW capacity is expected to be in operation by 2023
and the second with same capacity will be functional in 2024.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)