Inclusive Energy Mix Vital for Africa’s Economic Prosperity

Rosatom Central and Southern Africa took part in an exclusive webinar on the topic “Energy Transition in an Hydrocarbon Dependent African Economy” held on Tuesday. The webinar was the part of Energy Leader’s Dialogue series on Energy Transition where high-level panel shared their experience on the challenges to sustainable growth of the LPG, Solar and … More Inclusive Energy Mix Vital for Africa’s Economic Prosperity

Young Nuclear Professionals and the Prospects Of The Nuclear Energy Programme In The Republic Of Zambia

On August 14th 2020 Zambian students studying nuclear energy programmes in the Russian Nuclear Research Institute MEPhI participated in a discussion with the head of the Zambian Atomic Energy Agency (ZAMATOM) as well as Experts from of Rusatom Service JSC, MEPhi and Rosatom Central and Southern Africa. The discussion, which was conducted via video conference … More Young Nuclear Professionals and the Prospects Of The Nuclear Energy Programme In The Republic Of Zambia

Four new NPP units to be built in Russia

Preparations are now underway in Russia to build new power units in the Leningrad and Smolensk Regions. The corresponding decision was signed by Alexey Likhachev, Rosatom State Atomic Corporation Director General. Сommenting on this decision, Likhachev said: “The Russian nuclear power industry has approached this stage with newly developed types of NPPs – the VVER-1200 … More Four new NPP units to be built in Russia

Rosatom signs Memoranda of Understanding with Framatome SAS and GE Steam Power on the Belene NPP

Rosatom State Corporation signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with Framatome SAS (France) and GE Steam Power in the framework of the strategic investor selection procedure for the Belene Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria. Kirill Komarov, First Deputy Director General of Corporate Development and International Business of Rosatom, Frédéric Lelièvre, Senior Executive Vice President in … More Rosatom signs Memoranda of Understanding with Framatome SAS and GE Steam Power on the Belene NPP

HEAT FROM A FLOATING NUCLEAR POWER PLANT WAS FIRST DELIVERED TO THE CITY HEATING NETWORK IN PEVEK

Today the first heat from the floating nuclear power plant (FNPP, the plant of JSC “Concern Rosenergoatom”, Rosatom state atomic energy corporation’s division) was supplied to the 5th microdistrict of Pevek (Chukotka). “So far, the floating nuclear power plant has only produced electricity. From now on, it produces two products: in addition to electricity, it … More HEAT FROM A FLOATING NUCLEAR POWER PLANT WAS FIRST DELIVERED TO THE CITY HEATING NETWORK IN PEVEK

Rosatom SMR solutions for Sub-Saharan Africa: floating nuclear power plants and beyond

There has been widespread interest in the development of civil nuclear programs in Africa. Nuclear power plants are cheaper to run than their coal or gas rivals even if we factor in spent nuclear fuel management and disposal. Other important advantage is a regularity of nuclear power supply: contrary to renewable source of energy which … More Rosatom SMR solutions for Sub-Saharan Africa: floating nuclear power plants and beyond

How Nuclear Technology to help combat COVID-19

The novel coronavirus crisis has led to a slowdown in economic growth of various nations across the world. According to the World Bank’s April 2020 Pulse report, economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is set to decline from 2.4 percent in 2019 to between – 2.1 percent and – 5.1 percent in 2020. The report further … More How Nuclear Technology to help combat COVID-19

The World Makes a Pivot to Nuclear

In the past year, local environmentalists scored a major win after the proposed 1050MW Lamu Coal Plant construction was halted by the National Environmental Tribunal. This was after ruling that the necessary authorities had failed to do a thorough environmental assessment. According to the project’s critics, the $2 billion power station was claimed to increase the … More The World Makes a Pivot to Nuclear

ROSATOM presents new type of SMR during Africa Energy Indaba Forum

ROSATOM participated in the 12th Africa Energy Indaba Forum, last week, in Cape Town, South Africa. Ryan Collyer, acting CEO of Rosatom Central and Southern Africa highlighted the global shift towards nuclear, not only in the energy sector but also to address a myriad of other issues. The 2020 Africa Energy Indaba brought together the … More ROSATOM presents new type of SMR during Africa Energy Indaba Forum

Rosatom earned $7 billion from electricity sales in 2019

Rosatom through its power generating subsidiary, Rosenergoatom,  achieved a record $7.01 billion in 2019. In 2019, total revenue from the sale of electric energy generated by Russian nuclear power plants increased by 17.5% on the year, while total nuclear power generation amounted to 208.8 billion kWh, a 2.2% increase on the year. ‘The growth of … More Rosatom earned $7 billion from electricity sales in 2019