Rosatom Newsletter

#144

September 2016
all issues
Lead Story
Bushehr II: Construction Started
The Bushehr II construction project in Iran was officially kicked off in a groundbreaking ceremony held on 10 September. Russia will build two nuclear power units with a total capacity of 2,100 MW.
In Brief
Latest News on ITER Project
Rosatom's subsidiary Efremov Research Institute and the Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard have completed winding of the superconducting double pancake to make a poloidal field coil for the magnet system of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) in Cadarache (France).
ZiO-Podolsk Produces Equipment for India
ZiO-Podolsk, Rosatom's engineering subsidiary, has passed an audit to become an equipment supplier for the second phase of the Kudankulam construction project.
BN-800 Passed Final Tests
Beloyarsk BN-800 reactor, a prototype for the 'power unit of the future', has passed integrated tests at 100% power.
Expansion
TVEL Will Produce 3D Printing Powder
Next year Rosatom's nuclear fuel division TVEL is to begin the production of metal powder for 3D printers.
In Focus
Icebreaker to Get a Reactor
The next generation Arktika icebreaker is approaching the time when it joins Russia's nuclear-powered fleet. The Baltic Shipyard started installing a propulsion unit on the vessel in September.
Events
Attractive Offer for Czech Republic
Rosatom presented opportunities for Czech companies to participate in its projects at a suppliers' conference in Dukovany.