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Rosatom, Framatome, GE agree to partner in tender for Bulgarian NPP project

Russian nuclear energy corporation Rosatom said on Thursday that it has signed memorandums of understanding (MoU) with France's Framatome and US-based General Electric Steam Power to submit a joint bid for taking part in the tender for construction of Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) in Bulgaria.

read more... 19/06/2020

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Russia and Bangladesh expand nuclear cooperation

A number of documents have been signed between Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and the government of Bangladesh that will enhance existing bilateral cooperation in the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes. Russia is currently constructing a two-unit nuclear power plant at Rooppur, Bangladesh.

read more... 19/03/2020

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In 2019, the Russian NPPs set a new record in terms of electric power output

According to Rosatom, in 2019, the Russian nuclear power plants 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.

read more... 06/01/2020

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World's 1st floating nuclear power plant connects to grid

The world's first floating nuclear power plant (NPP), Akademik Lomonosov, was grid-connected to provide electricity for the first time in the remote Chaun-Bilibino network in the coastal gold-mining town of Pevek, in Russia's Far East, Russian State Atomic Corporation Rosatom announced on Thursday.

read more... 20/12/2019

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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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