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Rosatom Inaugurates Global Youth Partnership for Sustainable Development, Holds First Meeting of Impact Team 2050

Rosatom Inaugurates Global Youth Partnership for Sustainable Development, Holds First Meeting of Impact Team 2050

Mu Mahanga
14 September 2022, Moscow. Rosatom held the first meeting of Impact Team 2050, which is the global youth advisory council to the Rosatom CEO. Among the headliners of the meeting were Rosatom’s Deputy Director General for Human Resources Tatyana Terentyeva and President of Rusatom International Network Vadim Titov, who met with the Council Members from 12 countries. In December 2021, at the Global Impact Conference, Alexey Likhachev, the Rosatom Director General, announced the launch of the company's partnership with youth for sustainable development. "I am convinced that our partnership with the younger generation will become a driving force of positive change around the world," he said. Rosatom’s initiative was designed as a mechanism for engaging outstanding young people from d
Rosatom Hosts Second International Fishing Tournament

Rosatom Hosts Second International Fishing Tournament

Mu Mahanga
The competition was held on September 7-8 in the PRO ANGLERS LEAGUE format – a European tournament for spinning for fish from boats – and brought together athletes from 10 countries (including Russia) at the Gulf of Finland. The event was held close to the Leningrad NPP, Russia's largest operating nuclear power plant in terms of installed capacity and one of the first in the world to receive cutting-edge Generation III+ VVER-1200 reactors offered by Rosatom globally. The geography of the tournament has expanded greatly. In total, 26 amateur athletes took part in the competition. They are representatives of Russia and countries where Rosatom implements or plans to implement nuclear power plant construction projects: Armenia, Hungary, Egypt, India, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Uzbekista
Ghana and Russia held a workshop on SMR solutions

Ghana and Russia held a workshop on SMR solutions

Mu Mahanga
A conference about Small Modular Reactor (hereinafter – “SMR”) technology was held by Russia and Ghana in Accra on August 24. The Workshop is a part of countries’ cooperation in the field of nuclear technologies. The event was opened by Mr. Ryan Collyer, CEO of Rosatom Central and Southern Africa, who noted that Ghanaian-Russian cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy is especially important. Different SMR solutions were offered by both countries. Rosatom highlighted the status of FOAK SMR project in Russia, SMR/LNPP differences, its licensing process and economic aspects of SMR NPPs construction projects. In turn, Ghana has prepared a review of the implementation of the nuclear program where prospects for the development of Ghana's energy sector were mentioned. Representat
Rosatom, Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Sign Сontract for Joint Work at El-Dabaa NPP in Egypt

Rosatom, Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Sign Сontract for Joint Work at El-Dabaa NPP in Egypt

Mu Mahanga
  Rosatom engineering division (Atomstroyexport JSC) and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co. Ltd. (KHNP) have concluded a contract for the construction of turbine islands under the El-Dabaa NPP project in Egypt. According to the agreement, the Korean company will construct some 80 buildings and structures at four units of the power plant and will procure and supply equipment and materials for the turbine islands. “The contract with Atomstroyexport JSC for the construction of the turbine islands can be seen as a significant achievement for Korea confirming our great capabilities for project construction and management that have already been demonstrated in the UAE. Building upon our experience acquired in the UAE, KHNP will do its best for the successful implementation of the E
Rosatom and Myanmar Discuss Cooperation in Nuclear Energy in Myanmar

Rosatom and Myanmar Discuss Cooperation in Nuclear Energy in Myanmar

Mu Mahanga
Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev met with the Chairman of the Myanmar State Administration Council, Prime Minister, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. The meeting resulted in the signing of the Memorandums of Understanding between the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Myanmar on cooperation in training and skills development in the field of nuclear energy and shaping positive public opinion on nuclear energy in Myanmar. Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev signed the Memorandums from the Russian side. From the Myanmar side the Memorandums were signed by the union Minister of Science and Technology of Myanmar Myo Thein Kyaw. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of the Chairman of the Myanmar State Administrati
Construction Permit Issued for the El-Dabaa NPP Unit 1

Construction Permit Issued for the El-Dabaa NPP Unit 1

Mu Mahanga
On June 29, 2022, the Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA) issued a permit for the construction of the El-Dabaa NPP Unit 1. “Today, we were granted the permit to build the first unit of the first Egyptian nuclear power plant. Today, we etched in gold Egypt joining the ranks of countries building nuclear power plants after over 70 years waiting for this dream to come true,” said Dr. Amged El-Wakeel, Board Chairman of Nuclear Power Plants Authority of Egypt. This permit, along with excavation works at site, is a prerequisite for the start of the main stage of construction. “Obtaining construction permit for the Unit 1 is a momentous occasion paving the way for the launch of full-scale construction of the first NPP in Egypt. Rosatom will build a reliable s
Russia carries out this year’s first shipment of equipment for the ITER machine

Russia carries out this year’s first shipment of equipment for the ITER machine

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Institution “Project Center ITER” (ROSATOM), Moscow (May 18, 2022) – The shipment of the next batch of Russian electrical equipment for the ITER fusion reactor has been completed.  All eight trailers with Russian electrical equipment for the power supply systems of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor safely crossed the Russian border. The cargo was shipped from the territory of JSC "NIIEFA" (ROSATOM), St. Petersburg. This is the first shipment of Russian components of the future machine made this year. This delivery (the 24th in a row) includes busbars providing power supply to the superconducting coils of the ITER magnetic system, switching devices and components of the busbar condition monitoring system. "The supply and commissioning of power supply systems are
ROSATOM has obtained the construction permit for the Kuzminskaya wind farm in the Stavropol Krai

ROSATOM has obtained the construction permit for the Kuzminskaya wind farm in the Stavropol Krai

Mu Mahanga
WindSGC JSC (part of Rosatom's wind power division NovaWind) obtained the permit from the administration of the Kochubeevsky municipal district of the Stavropol Krai for the construction of the Kuzminskaya wind farm with a total capacity of 160 MW in the territory of Kochubeyevskiy urban district, the Stavropol Krai. The permit was preceded by a positive opinion of design document expert examination and site investigation in respect of the wind farm construction that includes 64 wind turbines with a capacity of 2.5 MW each. Successful expert examination confirms that the design documents for construction facilities comply with the site investigation results and the requirements specified in all technical regulations, in particular environmental, sanitary, epidemiological, fire sa...
Petrozavodskmash conducted pre-assembly of reactor coolant pump housings for Tianwan NPS

Petrozavodskmash conducted pre-assembly of reactor coolant pump housings for Tianwan NPS

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AEM-Technologies JSC, Branch in Petrozavodsk (member of Atomenergomash, Mechanical Engineering Division of Rosatom State Corporation, and Karelian regional office of the Russian Mechanical Engineering Union (SoyuzMash)) has completed a pre-assembly of housings of reactor coolant pump sets (RCPS) designed for the Tianwan NPS, Unit 7, People’s Republic of China. RCPS internals, particularly guide vanes, were assembled earlier, upon which those were connected to flanges. The design was placed inside a spherical housing and appropriate circumferential weld performed afterwards. Assembly with the sphere has been accomplished for all four RCPS housings of the Tianwan NPS. An RCPS housing is a Safety Class 1 product. At the site, it secures coolant circulation from reactor to steam genera
Russia-IAEA Meeting Held in Kaliningrad

Russia-IAEA Meeting Held in Kaliningrad

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On April 1, Kaliningrad (Russia) hosted the official meeting between Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev and Director General of the International Nuclear Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi, who arrived in Kaliningrad after his visit to Ukraine. Following the meeting, Alexey Likhachev stated that the key topic of the talks was the issue of ensuring nuclear and physical security. “The main task of Rosatom is to do everything necessary and assist the IAEA in the safe operation of Ukrainian nuclear facilities. It is important to do everything to ensure that the IAEA has full information about the ongoing events and of course to enable specialists and maintenance personnel of the stations to perform their duties in the most difficult conditions. We exchanged views and outl
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