Nuclear News Ticker - December 22, 2020
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 22.12.2020
The Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree on the allocation of 64.9 billion rubles for the construction of a research nuclear facility based on a multi-purpose reactor in Dimitrovgrad in the Ulyanovsk region.
The Russian nuclear power plants fulfilled ahead of schedule the annual plan for electricity generation, which was set by the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) of Russia at the level of 207.614 billion kWh.
The ministry of energy of Belarus reported that all the technical measures and tests provided for by the stage of power start-up of the first unit of Belarusian NPP have been completed, the turbine generator of the power unit is again connected to the power system.
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.