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Nuclear News Ticker - November 07, 2020

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 07.11.2020

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko believes that the country needs additional amounts of electricity to get away from dependence on hydrocarbons, so the country needs another nuclear power plant.

The Rostechnadzor issued a permit for the start of the next stage of start-up operations-pilot operation of unit No. 6 of the Leningrad NPP.

A batch of SNF from the Dutch Borssele nuclear power plant was delivered to France for processing at the Orano group plant in La Hague.

Topics: Belarus, Leningrad NPP, Spent Fuel, Orano, Nuclear News Tickers

Other news:

Rosatom starts production of rare-earth magnets for wind power generation

The first sets of magnets have been manufactured and shipped to the customer.

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.

Hero of the day

Belarusian-1 has been connected to the grid

Belarusian-1 has been connected to the grid

The first kilowatt-hours of electric energy delivered by the Belarus NPP to the unified power grid system is a landmark to manifest the beginning of the nuclear age for the Republic of Belarus.


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.