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Dhaka Sunday,  May 29, 2022


A renewed interest in nuclear power is under way. With the climate crisis already pressuring countries to depend less on fossil fuels, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has now created another reason for governments to speed up their search for alternative energy sources. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently issued its latest report warning the planet is left with a small window to prevent the worst effects of climate... »
When it was attacked by Russian forces, Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant shifted to center stage. But while nuclear energy is important to Ukraine, the country still gets 70% of its power from fossil fuels. How important is nuclear energy to the electricity supply in Ukraine? After the attack on the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in south-eastern Ukraine by Russian forces on Friday night, it became clear that nuclear power... »
European scientists say they have made a major breakthrough in their quest to develop practical nuclear fusion – the energy process that powers the stars. The UK-based JET laboratory has smashed its own world record for the amount of energy it can extract by squeezing together two forms of hydrogen. If nuclear fusion can be successfully recreated on Earth it holds out the potential of virtually unlimited supplies of low-carbon,... »
Rosatom’s thematic week titled “Breakthrough Technologies for a Sustainable Future” ended on January 24 at the Russia’s Expo 2020 pavilion in Dubai. A total of 18 sessions were dedicated to the role of advanced technologies in achieving a sustainable future and solving the most pressing challenges of our time. In one of the sessions “Path to net-zero: challenges and practical steps,” dedicated to decarbonization – an important aspect of sustainable... »
The country’s dream for nuclear energy has a long history and the first steps of realising that dream were taken by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Later, it has been taken forward by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The nuclear power plant, which has been constructed with the technical and financial help of Russia, is already visible as the first unit of the Reactor Pressure Vessel was installed... »
All the four steam generators have been installed at the design position at Unit-1 of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Project (RNPP) in Pabna. Specialists of Energospecmontazh, a subcontracting organization of the Rosatom State Corporation Engineering Division, have carried out assembly operations to install the steam generators at their regular position in the reactor compartment in accordance with the approved schedule, said the Rosatom in a statement on Thursday. “Another important... »
BSS: Development of the nuclear power industry is expected to resolve the energy supply problem in Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated reactor pressure vessel installation work of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP), calling the day “very important” for the country and herself as well. “Today is a very important day for us. The day is not only important for Bangladesh but also for mine as well,” she... »
The 6th tier of the inner containment dome of the reactor building has been installed at the site of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) Unit 1 under construction (the general contractor for the NPP construction being ASE JSC of the Rosatom Engineering Division. The large-sized metal structure of 44m diameter and 185t weight has been installed in its regular place on the cylindrical part of the reactor building containment... »
A new up-to-date training center for construction and erection specialists has been commissioned at Rooppur NPP, which is being built in Bangladesh with the assistance of the Russian Federation (general contractor – JSC Atomstroyexport, a company of Rosatom State Corporation Engineering Division). The training center has been built with the assistance of the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC), SRO SOYUZATOMSTROY for providing JSC ASE, the general contractor, and subcontractors with... »
ZIO-Podolsk JSC (part of the machine building division of Rosatom – JSC Atomenergomash) has manufactured and shipped separate tank of the moisture separator –reheater (MSR 1200) allotted for the second power unit of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP). The Separate tank is designed to collect moisture separated in MSR. It is a horizontal cylindrical vessel which consists of a body, a manhole, inlet and discharge pipes inside the device. Internal... »