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Nuclear News Ticker - January 11, 2021

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 11.01.2021

The restrictions imposed in 2020 due to the pandemic of a new coronavirus infection did not lead to serious shifts in the timing of the implementation of the Rosatom's foreign nuclear power plant construction projects.

The U.S. Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Rita Baranwal left her position on January 8, 2021 without explanation.

The work on the cold functional test program was successfully completed on January 11, 2021 at the Fuqing NPP Unit No. 6 under construction in China with the Hualong One reactor.

Topics: Rosatom, USA, China, Commissioning, Nuclear News Tickers

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Akkuyu Nuclear JSC Obtains the Construction License of Akkuyu NPP Unit 3

The license application package was submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) on March 28, 2019.

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.

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