Work on Karachi-2/3 construction was resumed
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 29.12.2014
The preparatory work on the construction of units No. 2-3 of the Karachi NPP in Pakistan was resumed.
The High court of Sindh has decided to stop the preparation work on the site because of the complaint of the activist group. However this limitation is now lifted.
The excavation at the site have been conducted since November.
The units will be have the Chinese ACP-1000 reactors with a power of 1100 MWe. each. The construction is financed by China (82%) and Pakistan (18%). The unit start-up is scheduled for 2019.
The work on the fourth unit construction goes as scheduled.
The plant will be closed at the end of December.
The unloading was launched on November 18, 2013 and ended on 22 December 2014.
Hero of the day
All equipment fitted into the four self-propelled track-type platforms. On one of those was placed a reactor, on the second - control unit, on the third - heat exchanger, and on the forth, the last one - turbine.