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Press Releases from Rosatom Asia (15 total)

The foundation stone ceremony held on the Bushehr Phase II construction site (Ir …

On September 10 the foundation stone ceremony was held on the construction site of Bushehr nuclear power plant Phase II. The plant is being built in the framework of the Russian-Iranian cooperation. The contract provides for construction of two power units of Bushehr NPP (Units 2 and 3). The Russian delegation was headed by CEO of ROSATOM Sergey Kirienko. The ceremony was attended by President of the Group of Companies ASE

China started construction of the six nuclear unit of the Tianwan NPP

China started construction of the six nuclear power unit of the Tianwan NPP (TNPP), relevant information was published on IAEA web-site. China National Nuclear Company (CNNC) is the customer of construction and Jiangsu National Power Corporation (JNPC) is the operator In December 2015, China has started construction of the fifth nuclear power unit of the TNPP. As reported, currently ROSATOM State Corporation is building unit № 3 and 4 at TNPP. In 2016

Representatives of South Tangerang administration visited Russian nuclear power …

MOSCOW, August 25 – Representatives of South Tangerang city administration visited Novovoronezh. In this Russian city there is located a nuclear power plant, where has been recently commissioned a power unit of the new generation. The visit was organized by Rusatom International Network (a subsidiary of ROSATOM Corporation) jointly with the National Atomic Energy Agency of Indonesia (BATAN), its aim was the exchange of experience between local authorities of territories, where

ROSATOM and National Council for Sustainable Development of Cambodia Held First …

The Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM and the National Council for Sustainable Development of the Kingdom of Cambodia (NCSD) held the first Joint Working Group meeting on August 17-18. Say Samal, Cambodian Minister of Environment, Chair of the NCSD, and Dmitry Tsvetkov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Cambodia, participated in the opening session of the meeting. The event was the first step in

In autumn 2016 Rosatom may sign a contract for the third stage of NPP Kudankulam

This autumn Rosatom can sign a contract for the construction of the third stage of NPP Kudankulam in India, said the head of the State Corporation, Sergei Kiriyenko on Saturday. “This year. Everything is in working conditions and the contract can be singed in the autumn”, answered S. Kiriyenko the question of journalists about the possible timing of the signing of the contract for the construction of the third stage of

The launching ceremony of the world’s largest nuclear icebreaker took place at …

On the 16th of June 2016 the Baltijskiy Zavod – Sudostroenie (shipbuilding) (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) has launched the pilot nuclear icebreaker Arktika (Project 22220), which is built to the order of ROSATOM. The ceremony was attended by Chairwoman of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko; Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of Russia in North-West District Vladimir Bulavin; Governor of

Rosenergoatom Has Started the Construction of Kursk NPP-2

The Rosenergoatom Concern OJSC, which is responsible for operation of all nuclear power plants in Russian Federation, has started the construction of Kursk NPP-2 (KuNPP-2). According to the Director of Kursk NPP Vyacheslav Fedyukin, volume of investments in the project exceeds 6 billion USD. The annual tax payments to the budget from construction of Kursk NPP-2 are expected to be in the amount of 4.2 million USD. In 2016 the volume of

On June 1 in Gostiny Dvor, the VIII International Forum ATOMEXPO 2016 closed. It …

On June 1 in Gostiny Dvor, the VIII International Forum ATOMEXPO 2016 closed. It was organized by ROSATOM. More than 5,000 people visited the Forum (last year there were 4,131 participants) over three days. Fifty five countries were represented by 508 participants of the Forum, a record number in the forum’s history (last year 48 countries participated). In particular, representatives from Bolivia, Guatemala, Greece, Zimbabwe, and Namibia participated in ATOMEXPO

Fuel Company of ROSATOM TVEL and the National Atomic Energy Agency of Indonesia …

On the 31st of May, at the VIII International Forum ATOMEXPO 2016 in Moscow, Fuel Company of ROSATOM TVEL and the National Atomic Energy Agency of Indonesia (BATAN) have signed the Roadmap for the development of the bilateral cooperation in the nuclear fuel cycle. The document aims at the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding concluded by the Parties on December 14, 2015 in Jakarta and defines specific interaction steps of

Rusatom International Network and the University of Indonesia signed a Memorandu …

Rosatom International Network and the University of Indonesia (Universitas Indonesia) signed a Memorandum of Understanding today during the VII International Forum Atomexpo 2016. From the Russian side the document was signed by the President of RIN Alexander Merten, the signatory from Indonesia was Muhammad Anis, Rector of the University. The Memorandum aims at creating necessary conditions for reviving the dialogue in the sphere of nuclear science and education between Russia and Indonesia.

Fuel Company of Rosatom TVEL and Global Nuclear Fuel Sign Agreement to License a …

Fuel Company of Rosatom TVEL and Global Nuclear Fuel-Americas (GNF-A, a subsidiary of GE Hitachi) signed an agreement to work together toward the licensing, marketing and fabrication of fuel for U.S. customers operating Pressurized Water Reactors (PWRs). Under the agreement, TVEL and GNF-A will form a strategic alliance with the purpose of introducing lead use assemblies (LUAs) of the Russian TVS-K fuel design in the U.S. and seeking licensing approval

Russia And Cambodia Signed Two Memoranda On Cooperation

2016 Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation and National Council for Sustainable Development of the Kingdom of Cambodia signed two documents: Memorandum on Nuclear Energy Information Center in Cambodia and Memorandum on a Cambodia-Russia joint working group on the peaceful uses of atomic energy. Both documents were signed by Mr. Sergey Kirienko, the Chief Executive Officer of Rosatom, from the Russian side, and Mr. Sai Samal, the Chairman of the National Council

Cooperation Agreement Signed Between Electricite De France And Russian Rosenergo …

Electricite de France (EDF) and Rosenergoatom Concern signed a cooperation agreement. The document was signed on 21 April, 2016 at the meeting of the WANO Governing Board held in St. Petersburg. The parties are willing to develop the cooperation in such areas as NPP operation, modernization and life extension, as well as decommissioning and radiation waste management, operation research and development. Mr. Alexander Shutikov, First Deputy Director General of Rosenergoatom Concern noted: ‘This

Rusatom Overseas and PLN Held Workshop on Russian Nuclear Power Plant Technologi …

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – Rusatom Overseas, JSC, a subsidiary of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation (ROSATOM) and PT PLN (PERSERO) held a workshop on the Russian Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Technologies in Jakarta on April 19, 2016. The workshop covered the key topics in the area of nuclear energy industry development. Representatives of various ROSATOM subsidiaries shared with the Indonesian audience insights of the Russian experience in NPP design, its construction and

Rosatom has opened its regional office in China

Rosatom’s Regional Office in China was opened on 7 April in Beijing (China) within the framework of International exhibition Nuclear Industry China 2016. Rosatom has similar regional representative offices in Latin America, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, countries of the Middle East and North Africa. The objective of the China’s regional office is to strengthen Rosatom’s current standing on the national market, search for