Main Media Centre,
April 26–27, 2021
Ensuring nuclear safety and safeguarding the lives and health of both our employees and the general public has been our first and utmost priority for decades. Safety is ROSATOM’s key value. We have always had contingency plans for any kind of emergency situations, including those related to the health of our employees...
Alexey Likhachev, Director General of ROSATOM met with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed in the People's Republic of Bangladesh. During the meeting, the Parties discussed issues of bilateral cooperation while development and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. The delegation visited Rooppur NPP, the site for construction of the first Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh.
The largest wind farm in Russia began supplying electric power and capacity to the Wholesale Electricity and Capacity Market. The Adygea Wind Warm is the first completed project of NovaWind JSC (the ROSATOM division responsible for wind energy projects).
TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM and Spanish companies ENUSA, ENSA and IDOM have signed the MOU on development of cooperation in Decommissioning & Dismantling of nuclear facilities, as well as in the area of nuclear waste management and related engineering and consulting services.
BN-800, the world’s most powerful operational fast neutron reactor at Unit 4 of Beloyarsk NPP in Russia, has been loaded with the first serial batch of MOX fuel made of depleted uranium and plutonium oxides. After an overhaul, the power unit has successfully resumed operation.
In 2019, the Russian nuclear power plants (affiliate companies of the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company) set a new electric power output record – over 208.784 billion kilowatt-hours, which means they have grown their joint production and exceeded their previous record of 2018 (204.275 billion kWh) by over 4.5 billion kWh.
The first Russian-made nuclear fuel assemblies with experimental accident-tolerant fuel rods (ATF) for commercial reactor have been manufactured and passed acceptance inspection at Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant, a fabrication facility of ROSATOM’s TVEL Fuel Company.
On December 10, 2019, a delegation of the Ministry of Scientific Research and Technological Innovation of the Republic of the Congo headed by Minister M. P. E. Cussu-Mawungu arrived to Moscow by an invitation of Director General of ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev.
TVEL JSC and Kozloduy NPP have signed contractual documents for supplies of Russian nuclear fuel to the Bulgarian nuclear power plant for the period up to and including 2025.
An agreement between IAEA and Rosatom Technical Academy (Rosatom Tech), officially designating Rosatom Tech as a Collaborating Center in the field of knowledge management and Human Resource Development for Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Security was signed during the 63rd Annual Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference, which was held in Vienna (Austria) from September 16 to 20.