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Saturday, December 20, 2008

Ostrovetskaya site chosen for Belarus’ future nuclear power plant

Belarus’ nuclear power plant will be built at the Ostrovetskaya site in the Grodno oblast. The State Commission for Belarus’ Nuclear Power Plant Location has taken the relevant decision, BelTA learnt from Lyudmila Zenkovich, spokesman for the Energy Ministry of Belarus.

The choice was made after the examination of the Ostrovetskaya, Krasnopolyanskaya and Kukshnovskaya sites.

Belarus plans to construct 2,000 MW nuclear power plant with the first stage to be introduced in 2016 and the second one – in 2018.

(Source: National Legal Internet Portal of Belarus)

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