Rosatom Newsletter

#153

November 2016
all issues
Lead Story
European Commission Approves Paks 2 Project
Hungary's Paks 2 project has received EC approval after a close review. The nuclear station will be built by Russia.
In Brief
Shipments to Italy
EnergoMashSpetsStal (EMSS, a part of Rosatom's nuclear engineering division) signed a contract with Italy's Presezzi Extrusion s.p.a. for the delivery of spare parts for press machines.
Rosatom against Illegal Logging
Rosatom and the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment plan to launch a pilot project against illegal logging in the Irkutsk Region in 2017.
Construction
Right on Track
Construction of Belarusian Unit 2 is right on track, and its startup date scheduled for 2020 remains unchanged. Rosatom also confirmed commissioning of Belarusian Unit 1 in 2019.
Events
Nuclear Stations Generate 38% of Green Energy
The UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) that took place on 7–18 November 2016 in Marrakesh (Morocco) was attended by around 20 thousand delegates. As part of it, Russia held the Low-Carbon Development: Challenges and Opportunities event.
Interview
AEM Offers Nuclear Desalination Solutions
AtomEnergoMash (AEM), Rosatom's nuclear engineering division, offers efficient, eco friendly water desalination and treatment solutions for the industry, agriculture and utilities, says Ilya Lychev, AEM Director for Strategy and Development.