Russia Says Construction of Egypt’s First Nuclear Plant Ahead of Schedule

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 16:33:04 +0000

Officials from Russia and Egypt marked another milestone in construction of the latter’s first nuclear power plant, with a ceremony Nov. 19 to announce pouring of the “first concrete” for Unit 2 of the El-Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). Saturday’s event came three weeks after a construction permit was issued for that unit by the Egyptian […]

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Hungary Adding New VVER-1200 Nuclear Reactors in First for EU

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2022 14:18:43 +0000

Hungary’s nuclear energy agency has issued a license for construction of two reactors for Paks II, a power generation project first launched in early 2014 as part of an inter-governmental agreement between Hungary and Russia. Officials said Paks II would be the first nuclear plant in the European Union to use Rosatom’s Generation III+ VVER-1200 […]

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Rosatom Picks New EPC Lead for Turkey’s First Nuclear Power Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 16:52:40 +0000

A new contractor has been named to finish construction of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant. Russia’s state-owned energy giant Rosatom on July 30 said it had chosen TSM Enerji, a company owned by three Russian groups and incorporated in Turkey, as the project’s new engineering, procurement, and construction lead. The Turkish government has said it […]

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Russia Offers to Expand Nuclear Power in Africa

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 05:00:00 +0000

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South Africa is the only country on the African continent with nuclear power generation, but Russia is working to make nuclear power a reality for more African nations. Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke

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POWER Digest [June 2019]

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Ansaldo Leads Research Initiative for Low-NOx High-Hydrogen Retrofit Solution. The Dutch government has awarded six partners—Ansaldo Thomassen, Delft University of Technology, OPRA Turbines, Vattenfall

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Tianwan Unit 4 Latest Chinese Reactor to Come Online

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 15:29:08 +0000

Unit 4 of the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant in China entered commercial operation this past weekend after completing commissioning. It began supplying power to the country’s national grid on Dec. 22. Tianwan NPP is the largest facility built with a Russian-Chinese framework of economic cooperation, with Units 1 through 4 based on the VVER-1000 reactor […]

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