Construction work for Bangladesh’s second nuclear power plant will start soon with the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (BAERA) granting licence to the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, said ASE Group of Companies, a part of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corp (Rosatom).
India will also participate in the Bangladesh nuclear power project in construction and installation work and supply of non-critical materials. Rosatom is supplying two 1,200 MW VVER nuclear power plants to Bangladesh of which the construction of first plant started in 2017 and the commercial launch is expected to be in 2023.
According to Valery Limarenko, President of the ASE Group of Companies, necessary preparations are being taken up for the first pour of concrete into the slab of reactor compartment for the second unit. Read More