Rosatom Newsletter

#163

March 2017
all issues
Lead Story
World’s Number One
The global nuclear power industry witnessed a historic event in late February as the world’s first Generation 3+ reactor was commissioned at the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant. Russia is not alone in constructing Generation 3+ reactors, but Rosatom is ahead of the game after putting its reactor in commercial operation. You will find more about the advantages of the new reactor technology in this Rosatom Newsletter.
In Brief
Main assembly works completed at Rostov-4
On 3 March 2017 at 17.00 in reactor building of Rostov NPP’s power unit No 4 under construction nuclear specialists have started one of the most important processes in NPP construction – a cleanout to the open reactor of primary systems.
Latvian and Estonian Companies to Take Part in Hanhikivi-1 Project
Titan-2 has subcontracted AS BMGS Eesti filiaal to construct the marine diversion canal a temporary dam, excavate the spillway pit and build a canal levee.
Cooperation
Russia and Tajikistan to Cooperate in Nuclear
The countries signed an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation during the visit of Russia's President Vladimir Putin to Tajikistan in late February.
Events
Rosatom Takes Part in EXPO 2017
In late February, Rosatom took part in the 3rd International Participants’ Meeting in the margins of EXPO 2017 International Exhibition.