Dabaa Nuclear Plant to improve Egyptians’ living standards, provide safe energy: Rosatom
- Dec 8, 2021 3:40 pm GMT
El Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant - File Photo
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The Dabaa nuclear plant, with a capacity of 4,800 megawatts, is expected to improve Egyptians’ standard of living and will become a source of safe energy.
He explained that the specialized committee for the settlement of nuclear technology includes in its membership officials from
He further pointed out that the first unit of the Dabaa plant will contain 20 percent local components, which will rise to 25 percent in the second reactor, and 30 percent in the third, and up to 35 percent with the completion of the fourth reactor.
Owais explained that the Russian company, Rosatom, which is responsible for the construction of the El-Dabaa nuclear plant, offers competitive bids to companies.
During the forum, Dr.
Frankov added that drilling work in the second nuclear reactor has been started to ensure the commercial operation of the plant according to the schedule.
The director of the construction of the Dabaa plant indicated that the basic work of digging the bases of the first reactor is in full swing, paving the way for the start of concrete placement after obtaining a permission to accept the construction, which is expected to be issued next year.
The director of El-Dabaa construction said that the plant currently provides nearly a thousand workers between Egyptian and Russian, and by the end of 2022, the total number of workers at the plant will reach 5,000 workers, pointing out that El-Dabaa nuclear project is expected to provide 30,000 job opportunities, 70 percent of whom are from Egyptian workers.
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