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Dhaka Wednesday,  Feb 21, 2018


rosatom logo -337x205 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts recently concluded a five-day Site and External Events Design (SEED) mission to Belarus, which is constructing its first ever nuclear power plant with Russia’s assistance. The SEED team reviewed the design parameters of the nuclear power plant being constructed using Russian VVER technology against external hazards specific to the site at Ostrovets, northern Belarus.  It may be mentioned here that identical... »
ТВС-К.JPG TVEL (Fuel Company of the Russian Atomic Corporation ROSATOM) and Swedish company Vattenfall Nuclear Fuel AB   signed a contract recently for  supply of TVS-K fuel for the Ringhals NPP in Sweden. The contract includes the delivery of the commercial reloads of nuclear fuel assemblies starting from the year 2021. This contract epitomizes TVEL’s consistent efforts to enter global market as certified supplier of nuclear fuel not only to Russia-designed NPPs,... »

Ninh Thuận Nuclear Station Project

Rosatom Respects Vietnam’s Decision

Rosatm pr Rosatom made an official statement on Vietnam’s decision to quit the Ninh Thuận nuclear station project. “Current macroeconomic conditions forced the Government of Vietnam to discontinue the Ninh Thuận construction project involving Russia and Japan. We respect our customer’s position, and we are ready to provide full support to Vietnam when the country resumes its national nuclear program. Russia and Vietnam have a long track record of effective cooperation in... »
nuclear plant People in Switzerland voting in a referendum have rejected a proposal to introduce a strict timetable for phasing out nuclear power. A projection for SRF public television showed the initiative failing by 55% to 45%. A majority of cantons (Swiss states) voted against the initiative. The plan, backed by the Green Party, would have meant closing three of Switzerland’s five nuclear plants next year, with the last shutting in 2029.... »
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... »
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... »