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2014-10-30 23:13:36

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine (NNEGC Energoatom) to provide a passive hydrogen control system for VVER Units 1 and 2 at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. KIEV (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine (NNEGC Energoatom) to provide a passive...

2014-04-11 23:22:42

Westinghouse Electric Company and Ukraine’s Energoatom today agreed to a contract extension for fuel deliveries to Ukrainian nuclear power plants through 2020. The contract provides for the continuation of the long-standing partnership between the two companies in providing competitive and secure nuclear fuel supplies for Ukraine’s reactor fleet. KIEV (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company and the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine (NNEGC Energoatom)...

2009-07-06 03:00:00

MOSCOW, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 18, 2009 the first floating nuclear power plant was set up in St. Petersburg (Russia). The contract, signed by OPK and "Concern Energoatom" PLC on February 27, 2009, anticipated the construction, launching, rebuilding and testing of the power plant. The exploitation of the head floating power-generating unit, with KLT-40C type reactor, is the final step of this project. According to the contract, the construction of the floating power-generating unit...

2009-02-07 08:39:59

Russian nuclear fuel producer TVEL is set to sign a $780 million contract to supply fuel for new Indian nuclear power plants, officials said Saturday. A spokesman for Russia's state nuclear power corporation Rosatom told RIA Novosti that the contract, if signed, would make Russia the first country to supply nuclear fuel to India since an international ban on such sales was lifted in September. Under the TVEL deal, Russia would supply India with 2,000 metric tons of uranium pellets, the news...

2008-08-29 21:00:25

MOSCOW. Aug 29 (Interfax) - Generating Unit No. 2 of the Balakovo Nuclear Power Plant has been reconnected into Russia's electricity grid after routine safety maintenance, Russia's nuclear power plants operator, Rosenergoatom, said in a press release. All of the plant's four generating units are currently in operation. Radiation at the plant and around it is said to be under the natural level. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-27 21:00:36

MOSCOW. Aug 27 (Interfax) - Sergei Kiriyenko, the general director of the Russian state corporation Rosatom, signed a directive on organizing the construction of the Baltic Nuclear Power Plant in the Kaliningrad region on August 13, Rosatom said in a press release. The directive appoints OAO Concern Energoatom the construction manager of the project and recommends that the St. Petersburg Atomenergoproekt research and design institute be chosen as the general designer. (c) 2008 Daily News...

2008-07-18 21:00:26

MOSCOW. July 18 (Interfax) - France's Areva, U.S. giant Westinghouse and South Korea's Kepco could compete with Russian companies in a tender to complete the construction of the third and fourth energy units of the Khmelnytskyi Nuclear Power Plant, Ukraine's Rosenergoatom said in a statement. The Ukrainian company plans to organize the tender before the end of 2008. Rosenergoatom and the Ukrainian national nuclear power generation company Energoatom discussed the completion of...

2008-07-11 21:00:19

MOSCOW. July 11 (Interfax) - Russian nuclear power plants (NPP) had some irregularities in their work in June, said Rostekhnadzor, the Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision. On June 24, at the third unit of the Beloyarsk NPP, Sverdlovsk region, the number of rotations of the main circulator decreased due to a failure of the contacting apparatus. On the same day, faults in welded joints in the main tubes were detected. The causes of the faults are being...

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