One on One with Russia scholarship awardee – Part 3

What keep you motivated to study nuclear energy ? You have already pursued Mechanical Engineering Course. I am passionate not only about energy production but also how to utilize energy sources with minimal environment defect. Safety in nuclear power plant is a priority of every engineer. This is where I come in to be part … More One on One with Russia scholarship awardee – Part 3

One on One with a ROSATOM Africa scholarship awardee

Kenya is in the phase of adopting alternative energy solutions. In the midst of these developments, I got an opportunity to chat with a young student studying Nuclear Engineering and Thermal Physics at the National Research Nuclear University in Russia. What motivated you to pursue Nuclear engineering ? Growing up what might have precipitated this … More One on One with a ROSATOM Africa scholarship awardee

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 unit has successfully resumed operation. Distinct from traditional nuclear fuel with enriched uranium, MOX fuel … More 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) since its connection to the grid on December 19, 2019. As of now, the FNPP … More 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 Russia. The tuition fees for the full duration of education will be funded by the … More 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 on behalf of Russia and by Getahun Mecuria Kuma, the Minister of Innovation and Technology … More Russia and Ethiopia have signed an Intergovernmental agreement on atomic energy

NUCLEAR ENERGY HAVE TO EMPOWER GROWING AFRICAN ECONOMIES

Rosatom presented an array of solutions in nuclear for energy- and technology-hungry African states at the African Nuclear Business Platform conference that took place on 15-16 October 2019 in Nairobi. The conference gathered over 150 energy and nuclear professionals from across the globe. Representatives from key African countries that are planning or already implementing their … More NUCLEAR ENERGY HAVE TO EMPOWER GROWING AFRICAN ECONOMIES

Rwanda set to participate in the Russia Africa Economic Forum

The panel discussion “Contribution of Nuclear Technologies in the Development of Africa” will become one of the key topic within the framework of the forum’s business program. The Head of of Rosatom, Alexey Likhachev, together with other session participants including the Head of the Zambia Atomic Energy Agency Roland Msiska, Deputy Director General and Head … More Rwanda set to participate in the Russia Africa Economic Forum