Russia reached record nuclear power production in 2017

12/01/2018 11:05 Nuclear

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Russia hit an electricity generation record in 2017. According to the state atomic energy corporation Rosatom, the nation produced 6.5 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) more power from nuclear power plants(NPP).

The country registered a hike from 196.36 billion kWh in 2016 to 202.87 billion kWh in 2017 of electric power from nuclear plants.


The biggest producing nuclear power plants are: The Kalinin, Balakovo and Leningrad, totaling 90.7 billion kWh of electricity generation.


35 reactors are being operated by Russian NPPs. Their overall installed capacity is 27.9 gigawatts.

Rosatom seeks to boost cooperation in Eurasia

14/08/2018 08:49:00

Rusatom International Network - a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom - has signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation with the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB).

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EBRD invests €100M in Bulgarian Energy Holding

14/08/2018 08:43:00

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has invested €100 million in a new seven-year €550 million bond issued by Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), the state-owned entity that controls the country’s energy assets, including the public suppliers of electricity and gas, the EBRD announced on Monday.

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Daily (13.08.2018): Oil prices rose on Friday, but posted weekly declines due to global trade disputes

13/08/2018 13:25:00

Oil crude prices surged on Friday, on predictions of lower supply following U.S. sanctions against Iran. Brent crude closed 1% higher at $72.81 a barrel. Meanwhile, WTI crude soared by 1.2% to end at 67.63% a barrel, posting nevertheless a 1.2% decline week-on-week, on global trade disputes that might slow economic growth and reduce demand for energy.

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