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Nuclear News Ticker - April 12, 2021

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 12.04.2021

Russian actor Danila Kozlovsky presented in St. Petersburg the film "Chernobyl", in which he played the main role, and also acted as a director.

The TVEL fuel company of Rosatom intends to create a production facility for the mass production of Russian nuclear fuel TVS-Kvadrat for nuclear power plants of Western design on the basis of the Novosibirsk plant of Chemical Concentrates (TVEL enterprise).

The General Atomics has received a contract worth $22 million for the development of a small nuclear reactor for use in the engines of space ships.

Topics: History, TVEL, Space, Nuclear News Tickers

Other news:

Construction of Akkuyu NPP Unit 3 Begins

A ceremony commemorating the start of Unit 3 construction was held at the site of the first Turkish nuclear power plant Akkuyu.

TVEL Elemash Machine-building plant launches new manufacturing site for CFR-600 fabrication

The dummy fuel bundles for CFR-600 are already manufactured for testing.

All spent fuel was unloading from SFP-3 at Fukushima Daiichi NPP

SFP-3 and SFP-4 are free of fuel now.

Hero of the day

Unit 6 of Leningrad NPP commissioned for commercial operation

Unit 6 of Leningrad NPP commissioned for commercial operation

On March 22, 2021, VVER-1200 reactor-enabled Unit 6 was commissioned at the Leningrad NPP. Andrey Petrov, Director General of Rosenergoatom (part of the Electric Power Division of ROSATOM), signed the corresponding order.


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.


Victor Murogov

Victor Murogov
This critical analysis of the history, state, and prospects of development of modern nuclear technologies shows that nuclear energy market has practically monopolized the design and construction of only one type of reactors (95% of NPPs under construction use pressurized water reactors), which necessitates training of focused specialists involved in the construction and operation of those nuclear power plants.