ArmInfo. On December 10, JSC "Rusatom Service" completed the delivery of the first of two turbogenerators for the Armenian NPP. Transportation of equipment from the manufacturer in St. Petersburg took place in two stages - by sea to the port of Poti (Georgia) and from there - by land transport to the site of the Armenian NPP.
According to the press service of the company, the new unit will be installed in the place of the former, which was manufactured in the late 70s of the last century. Together with the turbogenerator, auxiliary systems will be replaced - this is one of the features of working on the project.
The turbogenerator is manufactured by the Russian enterprise PJSC "Power Machines" - an energy machine building company that is among the world's top ten leaders in terms of installed equipment. Under a contract signed in December 2016, Power Machines PJSC must produce and deliver two complete turbo- generators with a rated capacity of 236 MW with excitation and process control systems for the upgraded second power unit of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant. At the same time, the scope of work includes installation and adjustment of equipment. The second turbogenerator will be delivered to the ANPP in December 2018.
In December 2014, an Agreement was signed between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Armenia on cooperation in extending the life of the power unit No. 2 of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant. In February 2015, an agreement was signed on granting an export loan to finance the work to extend the life of the ANPP. In June 2015, JSC "Rusatom Service" and JSC "AAEK" signed a contract for the performance of works, supplies and services for the extension of the life of the power unit of the 2nd nuclear power plant.
JSC "Rusatom Service" is included in the electric power division of the State Corporation "Rosatom". The company provides foreign NPPs with WWER a full range of services and supplies needed to ensure operation and repair. The company is present in almost all countries with operating NPPs with WWER outside of Russia. In the markets of China, Iran, Bulgaria and Armenia. JSC "Rusatom Service" occupies a leading position, being the general contractor for the extension of the service life, the implementation of preventive maintenance and upgrading of the equipment of the VVER NPP. On foreign markets, Rusatom Service JSC has formed a portfolio of orders worth about $ 500 million.