Rosatom Newsletter

#132

May 2016
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Lead Story
TVEL and GNF to License and Supply TVS-K Fuel in U.S.
Fuel Company of Rosatom TVEL and Global Nuclear Fuel-Americas (GNF-A, a subsidiary of GE Hitachi) signed an agreement to work together toward the licensing, marketing and fabrication of fuel for U.S. customers operating Pressurized Water Reactors (PWRs).
In Brief
Loan for nuclear construction
The president of Egypt approved a $25bn loan agreement with Russia to finance construction of the first nuclear station in the country.
Direction South Africa
According to Viktor Polikarpov, Vice-President of Rusatom International Network, Rosatom may join a consortium of South African companies to develop a nuclear power industry in the region.
Bushehr-1 ready
Unit 1 of Bushehr NPP has finally begun its commercial operation in Iran.
Events
Guests from Bangladesh
New power units at Novovoronezh NPP were visited by Saiful Hoque, Bangladeshi Ambassador to Russia, and representatives of the Bangladeshi Ministry of Science and Technology, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division and other official bodies of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.
Construction
Latest news from nuclear construction sites
The innovative Novovoronezh NPP Unit 6 with the world's first Generation III+ reactor went critical. You will find more about these and other news from Russian nuclear construction sites in our regular report.
Expansion
Rosatom winning Southeast Asia
Rosatom is building up cooperation with ASEAN countries. Two new agreements have been signed with Cambodia, and consultations are underway to establish a nuclear science center in Vietnam.