Rosatom Newsletter


October 2016
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Lead Story
Kudankulam Second Phase Got Underway
Construction of the nuclear station in Kudankulam – the largest Russian-Indian energy industry project – is gaining steam. On 15 October, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in a video conference to witness the handover of Unit 2 and officially launch the second phase of the Kudankulam nuclear construction project.
In Brief
Nuclear to Make 9% of Egypt's Energy Mix
Egypt's first nuclear power plant will cover 9% of the country's energy needs.
Contract Portfolio Will Grow
Rosatom plans to increase its 10-year portfolio of international contracts to 150 billion US dollars, Rosatom CEO Alexei Likhachov announced at the opening ceremony of ATOMEX 2016.
Deadline Not Changed
According to the Energy Ministry, Units 1 and 2 of the Belarusian nuclear station will be commissioned as planned. On 12 October, Energy Minister Vladimir Potupchik announced in Minsk that the commissioning deadlines of the two units under construction remained unchanged.
Cooperation Bound to Succeed
Rosatom's subsidiary RASU (Rusatom Automated Control Systems) and Mitsubishi Electric are ready for partnership.
Kursk-2 Licensed by Regulator
Russia's Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision (Rostechnadzor) granted RosEnergoAtom a license for the reactor at Kursk Unit 2.
In Focus
Rosatom Opens Regional Center in Mumbai
On 20 October an official ceremony was held to mark the opening of a regional center of Rosatom in India. The event was staged as part of India Nuclear Energy, an international conference and exhibition.