High-powered Russian team visits Bangladesh to talk on Rooppur nuke plant

A high-powered delegation from Russia visited Bangladesh last week to discuss the main construction phase, including preparations for “first concrete” of Rooppur NPP. Headed by Nikolai Spasskiy, Deputy Director General of Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation -ROSATOM, the delegation comprised Valery Limarenko, CEO of АSE Group of Companies (general contractor for

Rosatom paid visit to China

Rosatom took part in the 12th China International Exhibition on Nuclear Power Industry in Beijing. In late April, Beijing hosted the 12th China International Exhibition on Nuclear Power Industry (CIENPI) that brought together global nuclear industry leaders to share experience and demonstrate their best practices and solutions in nuclear technology. Rosatom presented

IAEA, Rosatom to join hands to improve nuclear infrastructure in newcomer countries

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Russia’s state corporation Rosatom have agreed to join hands in improving nuclear infrastructure in the countries, those are just opting for nuclear power development.   Yukiya Amano, Director General of the IAEA, and Alexey Likhachev, CEO of Rosatom signed an agreement to this effect yesterday,

Rosatom to hold suppliers’ conference for Rooppur NPP

АSE Group of Companies (a subsidiary of Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation) and Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission will hold a conference on procurements for Rooppur NPP. The purpose of the event is to ensure transparency in work with Bangladeshi suppliers. The conference for potential suppliers of equipment and materials for Rooppur NPP,

Russia, India sign Joint Statement on Final Takeover of Kudankulam Unit 1

On April 5, 2017 representatives of ASE Group of Companies (a subsidiary of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation) and The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) signed a Joint Statement on Final Takeover of Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP). By signing the document, the Russian and Indian

Nuclear power is still cost effective: ROSATOM

One of the biggest challenges for nuclear power today is to maintain the highest standards of safety and at the same time keep the cost reasonable, said Andrey Rozhdestvin, Head of ROSATOM´s regional office for Western Europe in France. He was speaking at the 12th European Nuclear Power Conference, held on March

Draft deal on fuel management of Rooppur nuclear power plant okayed

Bangladesh and Russia have approved and initialed the draft of agreement on spent fuel management for Rooppur nuclear power plant on March 15, 2017 in Dhaka. Both the sides agreed to prepare the final documents for formal signing at the earliest. A Russian delegation comprising Nikolay Spassky, Deputy CEO of State

Russia-backed nuke plant in Hungary gets greenlight from EU

The European Union yesterday, March 06, 2017 has cleared Hungary to build two nuclear power units with Generation III+ Russian VVER – 1200 reactors after Budapest made commitments to safeguard competition in the energy sector. The new plants will be financed mostly with a loan of US$ 10.6 billion from Russia

World’s first Generation 3+ nuke unit goes into operation in Russia

The newest power unit no. 1 of Novovoronezh NPP-2 (power unit no. 6 of Novovoronezh NPP) with 3+ generation VVER-1200 reactor has been put into commercial operation on February 27, 2017. This is the reference project of the under construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant and is the most powerful nuclear unit