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Dhaka Monday,  Dec 11, 2017


Switzerland nuke Swiss voters have been casting their ballots to decide whether or not to speed up the process of phasing out the country’s nuclear power plants. If voters choose “yes” in the referendum, it would force three of the country’s five reactors to close next year, and the remaining two by 2029. The five plants currently generate 40% of Switzerland’s electricity. Polls suggest a tight race on the issue, which is... »
rooppur-nuclear-power-plant India is about to be adjoined with the Ruppur Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) project. A trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) among Bangladesh, Russia, and India might get inked within this month, claimed sources. Once it’s finalized, India will start assisting Bangladesh and Russia to build and operate the Ruppur NPP. A Bangladeshi delegation will visit Russia in 19th November to finalize the MoU. Science and Technology Minister Yafes Osman said... »
Rosatom-Belarus AtomEnergoMash (AEM) manufactured and shipped a reactor vessel for Unit 2 of the Belarusian nuclear station. A nuclear island is a complex hi-tech product, and its production requires unique competencies possessed by just a few countries in the world. AtomEnergoMash (AEM) is the only Russian company manufacturing the full set of systems and components for the nuclear island, including reactors, steam generators, main circulation pumps, etc., and integrating the entire... »
russia-usa Russia said on Wednesday it was suspending its nuclear and energy research agreement with the United States as a countermeasure against Washington for imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. The government also said it was terminating for the same reasons an agreement between its nuclear corporation Rosatom and the U.S. Department of Energy on feasibility studies into conversion of Russian research reactors to low enriched uranium. On Monday, President Vladimir... »
Rosatom nuke The second unit of India’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) has been successfully connected to the Souhern Power Grid of the country on August 29 at 11.17 am local standard time. Currently the unit is transmitting100 MWe, which will be gradually increased in phases after conducting mandatory tests stipulated by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board of India and by November is expected to reach its full capacity of 1000 MWe.... »
rooppur-power-plant-360x180 Considering the interest on the credit amount of $11.38 billion, Bangladesh has to repay an additional $6.84 billion for materialising the Rooppur nuclear power plant, resulting the total cost to raise up to $18.23 billion, claimed the government officials. It suggests that, one-third of the total investment would be spent to pay the interests only. The Economic Relations Division officially revealed this on Monday at a view-exchange meeting of secretaries... »
Rosatom INDIA Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday, August 10 inaugurated unit 1 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant. Together with J Jayalalithaa, chief minister of Tamil Nadu, where the plant is based, the two leaders conducted the inauguration via a video conference. The unit is already in service, having started commercial operation on 31 December 2014. In July 2013 the unit had achieved first criticality and... »
eurenium Russia’s state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom reached an agreement with the American counterpart for pilot testing of their new TVS-K nuclear fuel in Western-designed reactors at US-based nuclear power plants. In May, Rosatom’s TVEL Fuel Company and Global Nuclear Fuel–Americas (GNF-A ), a leading US supplier of fuel for boiling-water reactors, including uranium dioxide and MOX fuel, set up a consortium to promote Russian TVS-K fuel. As a member of the... »
rooppur Bangladesh has signed a credit agreement of about 11.38b USD with Russian Federation to build the much talked Ruppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP); which in terms of the amount will be the single largest amount of foreign loan in the history of Bangladesh. The deal signing ceremony held in the city of Moscow on Tuesday. According to the master plan, the construction of the RNPP is scheduled to begin in... »
rooppur-power-plant-360x180 The credit deal on Ruppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) is going to be signed on the coming 26th of July. This, without any doubt, is one of the largest Power Plant project yet for Bangladesh and also the first of its kind in this country. The government is likely to sign this 11.38b USD credit deal with the Russian Federation, which in terms of the amount will be the single... »