The Kursk nuclear power plant is located in Kurchatov near Kursk. The plant consists of 4 power units with the whole power of 4 Gw. Energetic blocks started operation in 1976-1985. This nuclear power plant became the second
plant with reactors RBMK-1000 after the one in Leningrad launched in 1973. The construction of the 5th unit suspended in the middle of 2000s. The Kursk plant is the closest analog of the plant in Chernobyl.