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Pakistan sets target at 40,000 MW of electricity through nuclear plants by 2050.China has committed $6.5 billion to finance the construction of a major nuclear power project in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi as it seeks to strengthen ties with its strategic partner, China National Nuclear Cooperation (CNNC) has promised to grant a loan of at least $6.5 billion to finance the project which will have two reactors with a... »
Russian Govt. has allocated a fund US$ 2.4 billion to state energy corporation – ROSATOM, as ‘in-kind’ contributions for the growth of nuclear industry. Out of the amount US$ 680 Million will be used as subsidy for constructing nuclear power plants abroad. Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev issued a directive in this regard recently. The Russian Government noted, “The main objectives of Rosatom are to accelerate development of the nuclear... »
Rusatom Overseas, a subsidiary of Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation – Rosatom and Finnish nuclear power consortium – Fennovoima have signed a number of contracts on December 21, 2013 in Helsinki, pertaining to set up of a nuclear power plant in northern part of Finland. Under the contracts Rusatom Overseas will build Hanhikivi-1 NPP of 1,200 MW capacity in Pyhajoki of Finland. Latest Russian pressurized water reactor AES 2006 to... »
Current progress and prospects of Russia-US cooperation in the field of energy was reviewed in a recent meeting, held in Washington DC, between Sergei Kirienko, Director General of Russia’s State Corporation-Rosatom and E Moniz, US Secretary of Energy. The issues like nuclear research, commercial interaction, nuclear safety and nuclear non proliferation were discussed in the meeting. Both the sides noted with satisfaction the successful completion of HEU (High Enriched Uranium)... »
Russia built first power unit of the Kudankulam NPP in Tamil Nadu of India has successfully reached 50pc of its installed production capacity recently. The electricity load of the unit at the moment is 420 MW. The power unit was connected to national grid on October 22 with 75MW of production and synchronization was successful. The unit will attain its 100pc of production in phases under strict supervision of Russian... »
In the 17th meeting of Russia-China subcommittee on nuclear issues held recently, Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation – ROSATOM and China Atomic Energy Authority discussed the possibility of construction of four more power units of Taiwan Nuclear Power Project (TNPP) in China. Russian Minister for Energy Aleksander Novak expressed Russia’s interest in setting up those 5-8 units of TNPP. Both the sides also discussed on possibility of setting up new... »
On Monday (25 November, 2013) Russia’s State Corporation- Rosatom and the Ministry of Energy of the RSA initialled the agreement on strategic partnership and cooperation in the field of nuclear power engineering and industry. This was stated by Sergei Kirienko, Director General of Rosatom at the forum ATOMEX – Africa. “We have coordinated and initialled the basic agreement”, said Kirienko. The intergovernmental agreement is planned to be signed after completing... »
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 | PTI | Chennai: Police have booked anti-nuclear protesters including S P Uthayakumar RPT Uthayakumar in connection with the explosion at a village near Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in which six persons including three children were killed. Uthayakumar, head of the anti-nuclear People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy, his associates Pushparayan, Mukilan and ‘others’ have been booked under different sections of IPC and Explosive Substances Act, top... »
In addition to the planned commissioning of one unit of Leningrad NPP, the third power unit with a capacity 1100MW of Rostov NPP will be commissioned ahead of the schedule in, 2014. Sergey Kirienko Head of Rosatom, Russia’s State Nuclear Energy Corporation confirmed the news during his visit to the Rostov NPP recently. According to Kirienko, the fourth unit of the plant will also be commission ahead of schedule. According... »
The authorities of France are not planning to close the nuclear power plants that belong to Electricite de France, except the oldest in the country the Fessenheim NPP. This was announced by the Minister for Industrial Development of France Arno Monteburg in his interview to Bloomberg. According to him the nuclear power engineering offers competitive advantage to the French industry from the point of view of efficiency, while the investments... »