Rosatom Newsletter

#146

September 2016
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Lead Story
Rosatom at WNA Symposium
In mid-September, Rosatom took part in the World Nuclear Association (WNA) Symposium that brought together nuclear energy experts to discuss the present and the future of the industry. All the participants were united on the need for more gigawatts to be added every year to the global power capacity to tackle climate changes.
In Brief
TVEL: Russian Technology Will Make US Nuclear Fuel Market Healthier
Promotion of the Russian TVS-K fuel assemblies on the US nuclear fuel market will foster healthy competition in this area, Yury Olenin, President of Rosatom's fuel division TVEL, said in an interview to the Nuclear Engineering International, a reputable British magazine.
EC Satisfied with Nuclear Construction in Belarus
Gerassimos Thomas, Deputy Director General in the EC Directorate General for Energy, visited the construction site of the Belarus nuclear power station, now built by Russia.
Rosatom Helps Decommissioning Ignalina
The Lithuanian nuclear regulator VATESI granted the Ignalina nuclear power plant an operating license for the interim spent nuclear fuel storage facility constructed by the consortium of GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service mbH and NUKEM Technologies GmbH (a Rosatom Group engineering company).
Interview
The World Is the Limit
Rosatom boasts the world's largest portfolio of nuclear construction contracts. Its First Deputy CEO for Corporate Development and International Business Kirill Komarov shares plans and discloses some of the strategic goals of the Russian nuclear corporation.
Technology
Power Unit Preparing for Voyage
Akademik Lomonosov will become the world's first small-capacity floating nuclear power station (FNPS). Though not yet completed, it already arouses interest in many countries.
Construction
Latest news from nuclear construction sites
Here is our regular end-of-month digest of the latest developments at Russian nuclear construction sites.