Last week, the first power unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant was connected to the grid.
The electric power of the turbine generator is being increased and at present, it is 360 megawatts (MW).
Earlier in June, the acceptance certificate of the Belarus nuclear power plant (NPP) Unit 1 start-up complex was signed. According to Deputy Minister of Energy Mikhail Mikhadyuk, the first power unit of the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant has generated 2.9 billion kilowatts-hour (kWh) of electricity since its inclusion in the unified energy system.
Now, the power unit was connected to the grid in accordance with the requirements of the technical regulations for safe operation.