Rosatom Newsletter

#60

October 2014
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Lead Story
Saint-Petersburg hosted the IAEA Fusion Energy Conference
It is too far to the commercial utilization of fusion energy but scientists regularly meet to keep and build up knowledge, share experience and advancements, which means to make one more step towards energy of the future. The event organized by ROSATOM was attended by 663 participants from 43 countries.
In Brief
Kazatomprom head visited UEC
The Urals Electrochemical Combine hosted a working visit of Nurlan Kapparov.
Valves for the first power unit of Novovoronezh NPP
The Czech company ARAKO shipped off valves for the first power unit of Novovoronezh NPP Phase II.
Events
The German specialists visited Novovoronezh NPP
They had a toured to all operating power units and to the construction site of Units 6 and 7 (Phase II)
Construction
Equipment for the first NPP in Belarus
ROSATOM’s company in Ukraine EMSS continues manufacture of blanks for vessel-type equipment for the first NPP in Belarus
Technology
A hybrid of salt and plasma
At the Fusion Energy Conference Russian scientists presented a project on development of the demonstration hybrid installation, which would combine a molten salt nuclear reactor and a fusion system.
Expansion
The sanctions are not an obstacle
At the IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Deputy CEO of ROSATOM and Director for Innovations Management Vyacheslav Pershukov told about the impact of the political sanctions against Russia on the country’s participation in the ITER project.