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Peaceful Nuclear News - October 28, 2020

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 28.10.2020

The Inter RAO's board of directors approved at a meeting on October 26, 2020 the termination of the company's participation in the Akkuyu Nuclear (the part of Rosatom, who is implementing a project to build the first nuclear power plant in Turkey).

The Japanese government does not plan currently to increase the number of nuclear power units in the country as part of its policy of completely eliminating greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere.

The inspectors from the IAEA have confirmed that Iran, following a July explosion at the Natanz nuclear facility, has begun construction of a new underground centrifuge plant for uranium enrichment.

Topics: NPP Akkuyu, Turkey, Japan, IAEA, Iran

Other news:

Unit No. 1 at the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant has been brought to minimum control power

Minimum control power level is reached when neutron flux is recorded in a reactor working at a level sufficient to sustain a fission chain reaction.

WANO appoints Robert Gambrill as Director of WANO Atlanta Centre

He has formally replaced Russ Brian.

We plan for the BN-800 reactor to switch from a hybrid core to an active core fully loaded with tablet MOX fuel assemblies

The complete MOX-core is planned in 2022.

Hero of the day

Leningrad NPP Unit 6 Connected to Grid, Delivers First Electricity to Russian Power System

Leningrad NPP Unit 6 Connected to Grid, Delivers First Electricity to Russian Power System

The Leningrad NPP Unit 6 equipped with Rosatom's flagship Generation III+ VVER-1200 reactor was connected to the grid and reached the power capacity of 240 MW.


Vladimir Kriventsev

Vladimir Kriventsev
The International Atomic Energy Agency brings together the fast reactor and related fuel cycle community and countries and the wider public interested in these technologies by organising the International Conference on Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles: Sustainable Clean Energy for the Future or FR21.


Vyacheslav Kupriyanov,<br>Victor Murogov

Vyacheslav Kupriyanov,
Victor Murogov

To sum up, we can say that from above we see a set of tasks and areas of activity that must be solved and developed to build the nuclear power of the future, and from below we see an understanding of how it can be done.