Nuclear News Ticker - November 24, 2020
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 24.11.2020
Saudi Arabia will gradually abandon oil in order to get 50% of its energy from renewable sources, including solar and wind, in 10 years.
Czech Prime Minister Andrei Babis admitted that the announcement of a tender for the construction of a new power unit of the Dukovany NPP in the South-East of the republic, scheduled for December, may be postponed due to the upcoming elections to the lower house of the national parliament in the fall of 2021.
The inspection of the reactor vessel started at the unit No. 5 (VVER-1200) of the Leningrad NPP.
The license application package was submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) on March 28, 2019.
The first sets of magnets have been manufactured and shipped to the customer.
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.
Hero of the day
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.