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Nuclear News Ticker - December 16, 2020

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 16.12.2020

The commissioning of the spent nuclear fuel reprocessing plant, located in the village of Rokkase in northern Japan's Aomori prefecture, has been postponed until the first half of fiscal year 2024 (starting in April 2024).

The Petrozavodsk branch of AEM-technologies manufactured and shipped a set of main circulation pump units for power unit no. 1 of the Rooppur nuclear power plant.

The US president-elect Joseph Biden intends to nominate former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm as a candidate for the post of Energy Minister of the country.

Topics: Spent Fuel, Japan, Bangladesh, Staff, Nuclear News Tickers

Other news:

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.

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.