Rosatom Newsletter

#77

March 2015
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Lead Story
Ahead of Schedule
Novovoronezh II-1 is to be commissioned by late 2015. Today it is one of the rapidly constructed nuclear power plants in Russia. So far the safety systems have been tested ahead of schedule with water flushed directly to the open reactor vessel. Now these are commissioning works that are to follow.
In Brief
Finland Shared Its Experience
The representatives of the Krasnoyarsk media, public and environmental organizations have visited the nuclear power facilities and radioactive waste disposal facility in Finland.
Safety under Control
The Government of the Republic of Belarus has approved regulation on organization and implementation of safety inspection (surveillance) during erection and commissioning of the Belarusian nuclear power plant.
No More Than Wishful Thinking
The information published in the local newspapers on possible participation of Westinghouse in Paks completion by Russia's nuclear power corporation is no more than wishful thinking according to Aszody Attila, Plenipotentiary of Hungary by the Government of Hungary for this porject.
Technology
ZiO-Podolsk Sweeps Global Energy Market
NEM Energy B.V., the largest heat-recovery steam generator supplier in Europe, and ZiO-Podolsk, an enterprise of the machine-building division of ROSATOM, are to expand their cooperation. The representatives of NEM Energy b.v. led by CEO Gerard Van Dijk paid a visit to ZiO-Podolsk.
In Focus
Contribution to Public Awareness
Along with the development of nuclear power industry in Bangladesh, ROSATOM has agreed to raise public awareness in the field of peaceful atom. The Russian atomic energy corporation presented the first popular science illustrated book 'Nuclear energy: questions and answers' in Bangladesh at Ekushey Book Fair with basic information about nuclear energy.
Expansion
New Nuclear Power Plant and Fuel from ROSATOM to India
Hot performance tests of nuclear steam supply system, one of the main pre-commissioning stages, are under way at Kudankulam-2 that is built by ROSATOM in India.