Rosatom Newsletter

#61

October 2014
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Lead Story
To extend life of Kozloduy NPP
ROSATOM’s specialists will take part in the process of service life extension of Bulgaria’s only NPP Kozloduy. The contract for rendering services of justification of such possibility was signed between Kozloduy NPP and a consortium of Rusatom Service (a company-integrator of the overall servicing offer of all ROSATOM’s companies and the Consortium Leader), Rosenergoatom (the operator of Russian NPPs) and the French operator of NPPs, Electricite de Francе (EDF).
In Brief
Agreement
Agreement concerning importation to Russia of irradiated nuclear fuel was approved
NIKIET hosted international science and technology conference
The Research and Design Institute of Power Engineering (NIKIET) of ROSATOM hosted the international science and technology conference “Innovative Designs and Technologies for Nuclear Power”.
Interview
MBIR at length
Late September, at the IAEA General Conference in Vienna, ROSATOM held an official presentation of the International Research Center with the multi-purpose fast neutron reactor MBIR, which is planned to build in the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors in Dimitrovgrad. The center will study new types of nuclear fuel, structural materials, and coolants. The reactor will also be used for production of radioisotopes for medical purposes. Alexander Tuzov, Head of Innovations Management and MBIR Project Director, unveil the project details in his interview.
Events
ROSATOM took part in the World Nuclear Exhibition
The event was held in Le Bourget (France). ROSATOM’s companies displayed their technologies at the united display booth of the Corporation. Besides, ROSATOM announced launching its regional center in Western Europe with the Headquarters in Paris.