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2008-08-30 12:00:38

Text of report by Swedish nation-wide liberal newspaper Dagens Nyheter website, on 27 August Russia is going to build a nuclear power plant in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, circa 350 kilometres from the Swedish border. The plant is expected to come online in 2015 and the electricity produced to be exported primarily to the Baltic nations - and perhaps Sweden. "That Russia is building a nuclear power plant in Kaliningrad is surprising, controversial and a provocation. Geographically...

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...

2008-08-22 21:00:23

MOSCOW. Aug 22 (Interfax) - ZAO Atomstroyexport has completed the operations to improve security of the Shelter facility at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the company said in a press release. The final phase of the repair of the light roof over the central hall of Power Unit 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, which was destroyed in 1986, was completed in early August, that is, a month earlier than was planned. Atomstroyexport is a leading world company engaged in constructing...

2008-07-29 18:00:46

ELEKTROSTAL, near Moscow. July 29 (Interfax) - The deadlines for putting some of the planned Russian nuclear power plants into operation are to be brought forward, said Sergei Kiriyenko, head of nuclear power industry regulator Rosatom, on Tuesday. This would mean revising the General Plan for nuclear power plant construction that is to be in effect until 2020, Kiriyenko told reporters after a conference in Elektrostal on the future of Russia's nuclear industry. The General Plan sets its...

2008-07-29 18:00:46

ELEKTROSTAL, Moscow region. July 29 (Interfax) - The Russian government has instructed the state atomic industry corporation Rosatom to analyze ways to finance the completion of the fifth unit of the Kursk nuclear power plant along with other relevant agencies, Rosatom chief Sergei Kiriyenko told journalists. If a decision on this subject is made in the fall 2008, the unit's construction could be completed by the end of 2010, he said. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English....

2008-07-28 18:00:38

MOSCOW. July 28 (Interfax) - Russian and Chinese prime ministers will meet in Moscow in late October, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin said. Preparations for this meeting were discussed during his visit to China on July 26 - 27, Sechin said at a meeting of the government presidium on Monday. Sechin also said that he passed Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's message to Premier of the Chinese State Council Wen Jiabao. "He awaits a meeting of the heads of the governments in...

2008-07-26 21:00:29

BEIJING. July 26 (Interfax) - Russia and China have reached an agreement to analyze major bilateral energy projects more thoroughly and report results of this analysis at a regular meeting between the prime ministers of the two countries in October, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin said. "We have agreed that all projects will be worked on more thoroughly, and we will try to find as efficient solutions as possible by October, so that we could report about these solutions and...

2008-07-24 09:01:05

Turkish diversified group Sabanci Holding has announced that it is in negotiations with GE, Hitachi Nuclear Energy and Iberdrola regarding a tender to construct and operate Turkey's first nuclear power plant, according to Reuters. The news source reported that the Turkish government has set September 24, 2008, as the tender deadline for bids to build the nuclear power plant with capacity of around 4,000MW at Akkuyu on the country's Mediterranean coast. Turkey is planning to build atleast...

2008-07-21 21:00:29

MOSCOW. July 21 (Interfax) - The Atomredmetzoloto Uranium Holding Company (ARMZ), the Russian nuclear industry's authorized uranium supplier, said it had commissioned two leading international consultant companies to make an independent valuation of its uranium assets using international standards. The companies commissioned are SRK Consulting and Hatch, ARMZ said in an annual report. ARMZ manages all Russian uranium producing assets, the largest of which is the Priargunskoye Mining and...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.