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Nuclear News Ticker - February 19, 2021

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 19.02.2021

The Rosatom State Corporation is switching to Russian office software as part of its large-scale import substitution program.

The ZiO-Podolsk (part of Rosatom) assembles a new superheater separator for the low-speed turbine of the first power unit of the Kursk NPP-2 with the VVER-TOI reactor.

The first power unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant will be disconnected from the grid on February 20 according to the routine maintenance plan.

Topics: Rosatom, Kursk NPP, Belarus, Nuclear News Tickers

Other news:

Rosatom will manufacture unique equipment for the BREST-OD-300 power unit

Installation of the main equipment should be completed in 2025.

Power unit 1 of Belarus NPP started operation at 100% capacity

It is the main event at the stage of trial operation.

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.

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Nuclear fuel elements for Chinese HTGR shipped

Nuclear fuel elements for Chinese HTGR shipped

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