The plant’s projected startup date has been pushed back to 2028, four years behind the original schedule and eight years later than the proposed start when Finland’s government approved the project in 2010. Fennovoima, a consortium of Finnish industrial and energy companies, had warned in 2017 of potential delays. The aim is to receive the construction licence and to start construction in 2021. Hanhkivi-1 will be a 1,200-MW VVER pressurised water reactor. The reference plant for the unit Leningrad 2 in Sosnovy Bor, Russia.
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