The first serial batch of MOX fuel loaded into BN-800 fast reactor at Beloyarsk NPP

BN-800, the world’s most powerful operational fast neutron reactor at Unit 4 of Beloyarsk NPP in Russia, has been loaded with the first serial batch of MOX fuel made of depleted uranium and plutonium oxides. After an overhaul, the power … Continue reading The first serial batch of MOX fuel loaded into BN-800 fast reactor at Beloyarsk NPP

The floating NPP has delivered its first 10 mln kWh of electric power to the Chukotka grid

The floating nuclear power plant (FNPP, a project by Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company, a part of Rosatom State Corporation) has delivered its first 10 mln kWh of electric power into the isolated network of the Chauny-Bilibino hub (the Chukotka Autonomous Region) … Continue reading The floating NPP has delivered its first 10 mln kWh of electric power to the Chukotka grid

Russia and Ghana launch cooperation in nuclear education

University students from three Ghanaian universities are set to benefit from nuclear education programs from Russia’s Tomsk Polytechnic University commencing this month. Upcoming Ghanaian engineers, physicists, doctors and researchers will receive world-class masters and postgraduate education in nuclear subjects in … Continue reading Russia and Ghana launch cooperation in nuclear education

Russia and Ethiopia have signed an Intergovernmental agreement on atomic energy

On the side lines of the Russia – Africa Economic Forum Russia and Ethiopia signed the Intergovernmental framework agreement on cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy. The document was signed by Alexei Likhachev, ROSATOM Director General … Continue reading Russia and Ethiopia have signed an Intergovernmental agreement on atomic energy