Rosatom Newsletter

#102

September 2015
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Lead Story
BN-800 to give power this year
Beloyarsk NPP Unit 4 with the BN-800 reactor will generate its first electricity later this year. Commercial operations will begin at least six months after that, said Alexander Lokshin, First Deputy CEO for Operations Management at Rosatom.
In Brief
Awards for partners
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the nuclear industry, Rosatom awarded representatives of foreign nuclear companies.
Great impressions
Foreign reporters praised advanced technologies of nuclear fuel fabrication at Elemash. In late September, a group of journalists from 15 countries visited Elemash (a subsidiary of Rosatom's TVEL Fuel Company).
Timely shipment
Atomenergomash finished shipments of steam generators for Tianwan NPP Unit 4 (China). The PGV-1000M generator was shipped to China to become the last in a series of four generators shipped to Unit 4 of the Tianwan NPP.
Up to 40 units within five years
Rosatom's target for the next five years is to sign contracts for the construction of 30 to 40 reactor units abroad, says Rosatom Deputy CEO Kirill Komarov.
Events
A tour of nuclear achievements
Last week Rosatom took part in two landmark international events – GLOBAL 2015, the 21st International Conference and Exhibition dedicated to the role of nuclear fuel cycle in the development of global nuclear energy (Paris, France), and TAUP, the International Conference on Astroparticle and Underground Physics (Turin, Italy).
Expansion
Russia to extend the service life of Armenian NPP
Armenia has received the first loan tranche from Russia to modernize the existing NPP unit.