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Egypt, Russia commence second phase of nuclear power plant construction

Egypt is preparing to build the second unit of the Dabaa nuclear power plant about five months after establishing the first unit.
 Russia begins production of equipment and components of Egypt’s El-Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant, Aug. 2, 2021.

CAIRO — Russia's state-owned atomic energy company ROSATOM, which is implementing the Dabaa nuclear power plant project, Egypt’s first nuclear project, has received a construction permit to begin building the second unit of the power plant. 

On Oct. 31, the board of directors of the Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA) granted permission to establish the second unit at the Dabaa nuclear power plant, northwest of Cairo.

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