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Rosatom to start building second power unit of Egyptian NPP on November 19

Rosatom started construction of the El Dabaa NPP in Egypt on July 20

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, November 15. /TASS/. Rosatom will initiate construction of the second power unit of the El Dabaa nuclear power plant (NPP) in Egypt on November 19, Senior Vice President of ASE, the engineering division of the Russian state-run nuclear corporation Rosatom, told TASS at the COP27.

"We will initiate concrete pouring of the second power unit on November 19. I am pleased to note that we will start it ahead of time. We planned to make such pouring at the second unit in January under the schedule. This is good groundwork for us to keep the pace," Alexander Korchagin said.

Rosatom started construction of the El Dabaa NPP in Egypt on July 20. This is the first nuclear power plant in Egypt and the first large-scale project of Rosatom in Africa.