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Dhaka Monday,  Jul 23, 2018

Nuclear

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tuesday underscored the need for timely completion of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) for materialising the vision of the present government. “It (plant) needs to be finished in time for supplying quality electricity for materialising the vision of the present government,” she said. The Prime Minister expressed this view when visiting the director general of ROSATOM, the national nuclear corporation of Russian Federation, SV Kirienko,... »
A contract will May be signed today between Bangladesh and Russia on Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). Monday, former prime minister  of Russia and Director General of Rosatom Sergey Kirienko  arrived Bangladesh on the purpose. Tuesday he has a meeting with the prime minister. Source informs, after the discussing of last few days ministry science finalizing the whole thing. Final decision will be taken after discussing the issue with PM on... »

Nuclear Expert From Russia

Nuclear Power Key To Energy Security

Nuclear power is crucial for Bangladesh to bringing its entire population under the national grid and ensuring long-term energy security, analysts said tuesday. “Dependence on natural gas is not good as the source of energy is exposed to price volatility,” said Iliya Platonov, a nuclear expert from Russia. Bangladesh produces 60 percent of its electricity from natural gas, he said at a discussion on “nuclear energy: trends, opportunities and prospects”... »
A Bangladesh delegation comprising representatives of Ministry of Science and Technology, Administration of Pabna and Ishwardi, Bangladesh Embassy in Russia, and the mass media visited Russia from December 1-4, 2015 to see for themselves various nuclear power facilities. The delegates visited the Moscow office of NIAEP-ASE United Company, the fifth unit of the Novovoronezh NPP and the construction sites of its sixth and seventh units. They also met with the... »
Russia will provide $1200cr, 93,600 cr in local currency, in 4 per cent interest for Roopur nuclear power plant on Pabna at Iswardi. Bangladesh needs to repay the Debt within 28 year with 10 year grace period. Thursday , finance minister informs this after the meeting with Vice president of Russian Atomic Energy Commission N N Paskit. He said, we need to sign another two agreement for this project. One is project cost agreement... »
Vice president of NIAEP, under state owned Rosatom Company in Russia, and officer in charge of Bangladesh Nuclear power plant Maksim V Elchishchev said, Rooppur will be a modern, safe and money saving Nuclear power plant. After completing the survey in Rooppur, to establish nuclear power plant, it was informed that the projects will be environment friendly. Last week Mr. V. Maksim said this in an interview with the Energy Bangla... »
The Government of the Republic of Armenia and Government of the Russian Federation signed the Intergovernmental Agreement on exchange of information related to nuclear and radiation safety on October 7, 2015. The document was signed by S. Kirienko, Director General of Rosatom, from the Russian side and E. Zakharyan, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, from the Armenian side. The Agreement was concluded for the purposes of implementation of... »
The risk of a “serious cyber attack” on nuclear power plants around the world is growing, warns a report. The civil nuclear infrastructure in most nations is not well prepared to defend against such attacks, it added. Many of the control systems for the infrastructure were “insecure by design” because of their age, it said. Published by the influential Chatham House think tank, the report studied cyber defences in power... »
The Russians have completed the feasibility study and prepared the design for construction of the Rooppur 2400 megawatt nuclear power plant. The study submitted in June found Rooppur to be a suitable site for such a large nuclear power plant. Issues such a geological fault around the plant site would be addressed by taking measures to make the soil stable and strong, said Maksim V Elchishchev in charge of Bangladesh... »
ROSATOM, Russia’s state nuclear corporation, presently has foreign orders worth $300 billion for construction of 30 nuclear power units in 12 countries. Besides, discussions on construction of 10 more units are underway. Sergey Kirienko, CEO of Rosatom, apprised the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during an official meeting in Moscow recently. Kirienko said, “Interest in nuclear power is growing globally at the moment. In the recent years, our order portfolio... »