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Belene project attracts five expressions of interest

Five companies have expressed interest in Bulgaria’s invitation for strategic investment in the construction of Belene nuclear power plant on the Danube River near the Romanian border. According to national newspaper 24 Chasa, China National Nuclear Corporation, Framatome, General Electric, Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power and Rosatom have all applied for the selection process.

read more... 20/08/2019

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Rosatom postpones fast reactor project, report says

Rosenergoatom, the nuclear power plant operator subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom is expected to receive about RUB280 billion (USD4 billion) less in state funding for the construction of new nuclear reactors in Russia owing to the postponement of its fast neutron reactor programme, Russian newspaper Kommersant reported last week, citing anonymous sources.

read more... 14/08/2019

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Rosatom launches first floating nuclear plant

Russian state nuclear company Rosatom is prepared to launch the world’s first floating nuclear plant in the Arctic Ocean, which it describes as being ‘based on the application of advanced nuclear technology.’

read more... 06/08/2019

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Novovoronezh II-2 starts pilot operation

Unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant in southwest Russia has entered the pilot commercial operation (PCO) stage, Rosenergoatom, the operator subsidiary of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has announced.

read more... 05/06/2019

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Novovoronezh NPP-2’s second unit delivers first power to Russian grid

Rosenergoatom, a part of the electric power division of Russia's Rosatom, has commenced power generation from the 1,200MW unit 2 of the Novovoronezh nuclear power plant (NPP)-2 in Novovoronezh city, the Voronezh Region in central Russia.

read more... 03/05/2019

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