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Dhaka Wednesday,  Mar 3, 2021

Nuclear

World’s first and so far the only floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) Akademik Lomonosov set sail from the Arctic city of Murmansk on August 23, 2019 for its final destination of Pevek, Chukotka, in Russia’s far east region. Upon completion of 4,700 km of journey to Pevek, the floating nuclear power unit will supply clean heat and electricity in the area. Giving signal for Akademic Lomonosov to set sail, Alexey... »
The construction work of the Unit-2 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) is now in full swing. Pouring of concrete for the foundation of the turbine hall slab at the Unit-2 of RNPP was completed on 6th August. The concrete works of the foundation slab required a total amount of 3,782 tons of rebars and 23,550 cubic meters of concrete. Earlier, the concrete works of the turbine hall foundation slab... »
Bangladesh signed a nuclear fuel supply agreement with Russia on Tuesday for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) project. As the implementing agency of the RNPP project, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) inked the deal with the Russian state-owned nuclear fuel firm TVEL Joint Stock Company at a ceremony at Sonargaon Hotel in the city. As per the agreement signed with TVEL, the Russian firm will supply fuel for the... »
Bangladesh will buy Uranium as a nuclear fuel needed for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) at international market price. Therefore, there will be no fixed rate for purchasing the Uranium from the Russians. A guideline is already being made regarding the purchase tariffs of the Uranium. An Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) is likely to be signed between Bangladesh and Russia in this regard in the first week of this month.... »
The generation 3+ VVER reactor of the power unit-2 of phase-2 of Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant in Russia for the first time was brought to its 100% design capacity. The unit is 3rd reference project of the under construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh. Over last two months, specialists have gradually raised the reactor power capacity. Tests of the equipment were carried out at 40%, 50%, 75% and 90%... »
Two Bangladeshi amateur anglers are participating in the international fishing tournament to be held in the Russia on August 1 and 2. Organised by the Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM the tournament will take place in the Gulf of Finland in close proximity of the Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant (LNPP), the largest operating nuclear power plant in Russia in terms of installed capacity. The Tournament aims to strengthen international... »
Bangladesh has not only embraced nuclear power but also other peaceful nuclear technologies especially in the field of agriculture. Nuclear Technologies are responsible for 50 lakh tons of crops produced in the country – in terms of a percentage it is 8 per cent of the total crop production in Bangladesh. Till now Bangladesh scientists have developed 107 varieties of crops to boost agriculture production in the country. The efforts... »
  A month- long photo exhibition titled ‘People, Nature, Technology’ has begun at the Nuclear Energy Information Centre of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novotheatre in the city on Thursday, July 11, 2019 to celebrate the Russian Photographer’s Day. ‘Energy of the Future’ of Russia organizes the exhibition. The exhibition features 24 unique works of professional and amateur photographers from Hungary, Belorussian Republic, Egypt, India and Bangladesh. The photographs were selected... »
Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Russia’s state atomic energy corporation-Rosatom has urged the world leaders in different fields to work on human-centric solutions that can help bridge the widening skills gap and meet the worsening shortage of talent across the globe. These factors account for 6 per cent loss in world’s GDP. Likhachev, the head of one of the world’s biggest nuclear energy technology providers, was speaking at a roundtable... »
Russia celebrated the 65th anniversary of world’s first nuclear power plant, which was connected to grid for commercial purpose. On June 27, 1954 Obninsk Nuclear Power Plant with just 5 MW capacity was commissioned by the then Soviet Union in the city of Obninsk, approximately hundred kilometers southwest of Moscow. The plant operated successfully for almost five decades, until it was closed on April 29, 2002. “Looking back on the... »