Main Media Centre,
April 26–27, 2021
The experts have started flushing of active and passive safety systems with the open reactor at Unit 2 of Belarus NPP (the general designer and general contractor is ROSATOM Engineering Division).
In accordance with the agreements, the companies will work together to participate in the tender for the construction of Belene NPP. As part of the agreement, if ROSATOM becomes a strategic investor of the project through a competitive process, General Electric will be considered as the partner of an Arabelle based turbine-generator set and Turbine Hall Equipment and Framatome SAS as the key partner of Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Systems for the Bulgarian NPP.
PJSC “ZiO-Podolsk” (owned by machine-building division of ROSATOM - JSC Atomenergomash) has manufactured and shipped the second lot of the equipment for Riverside Waste-to-Energy Plant in the UK. The delivery set includes one module of the third stage superheater and two modules of the fourth stage superheater. The total weight of equipment shipped is 100 tons.
On April 3th 2020 Ganz EEG Kft (Russian-Hungarian joint venture, subsidiary of mechanical engineering division of ROSATOM - “Atomenergomash”) has supplied 3 horizontal shaft Kaplan-type turbines with a performance of 1,825 MW each, ordered by the Russian RusHydro company.
Ensuring nuclear safety and safeguarding the lives and health of both our employees and the general public has been our first and utmost priority for decades. Safety is ROSATOM’s key value. We have always had contingency plans for any kind of emergency situations, including those related to the health of our employees...
Alexey Likhachev, Director General of ROSATOM met with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed in the People's Republic of Bangladesh. During the meeting, the Parties discussed issues of bilateral cooperation while development and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. The delegation visited Rooppur NPP, the site for construction of the first Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh.
The largest wind farm in Russia began supplying electric power and capacity to the Wholesale Electricity and Capacity Market. The Adygea Wind Warm is the first completed project of NovaWind JSC (the ROSATOM division responsible for wind energy projects).
TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM and Spanish companies ENUSA, ENSA and IDOM have signed the MOU on development of cooperation in Decommissioning & Dismantling of nuclear facilities, as well as in the area of nuclear waste management and related engineering and consulting services.
BN-800, the world’s most powerful operational fast neutron reactor at Unit 4 of Beloyarsk NPP in Russia, has been loaded with the first serial batch of MOX fuel made of depleted uranium and plutonium oxides. After an overhaul, the power unit has successfully resumed operation.
In 2019, the Russian nuclear power plants (affiliate companies of the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company) set a new electric power output record – over 208.784 billion kilowatt-hours, which means they have grown their joint production and exceeded their previous record of 2018 (204.275 billion kWh) by over 4.5 billion kWh.