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Russia’s Production Association Mayak has signed a contract with the Mining and Chemical Combine (MCC) at Zheleznogorsk for the construction of a complex for the management of used nuclear fuel from the AMB reactors at the Beloyarsk nuclear power plant.

Date: Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsspecialised-used-fuel-processing-facility-to-be-built-at-russias-mayak-8458735

Unit 2 of the Leningrad II nuclear power plant in western Russia passed 1 terawatt hours of electricity production on 15 January, a milestone in its four months of pilot operation that started in November last year.

Date: Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Leningrad-II-2-achieves-1-TWh-milestone

Unit 1 of the nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus reached 100% of its capacity on 12 January, Russia's Rosatom said yesterday. The reactor, near Ostrovets in the Grodno region of Belarus, is of the AES-2006 design, which is the latest version of the VVER-1200 and the first of its kind built outside Russia.

Date: Friday, 15 January 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Belarusian-unit-brought-to-100-capacity

Akkuyu Nuclear, a subsidiary of Rosatom has received a loan from Sovcombank of up to $300 million for a period of seven years to finance the construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey.

Date: Thursday, 14 January 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssovcombank-delivers-loan-for-akkuyu-npp-as-work-continues-8453197

Atomenergomash (Rosatom’s engineering division) began acceptance of turbine room equipment for the first unit of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in Turkey.

Date: Thursday, 14 January 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrussia-takes-delivery-from-ge-of-turbine-for-akkuyu-1-8453212

On 12 January, Belarus 1 was brought to nominal power – 3200MWt and 1170MWe – for the first time.

Date: Thursday, 14 January 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsunit-1-of-the-belarusian-nuclear-plant-brought-to-100-capacity-8453244

GE Steam Power has delivered the first Arabelle steam turbine module for the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in Turkey. Manufactured at its factory in Belfort, France, the turbine module is the first equipment delivered by GE for the project and was delivered four months ahead of schedule.

Date: Thursday, 14 January 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/First-turbine-module-delivered-for-Akkuyu-plant

The Leningrad 2 nuclear power station on the Gulf of Finland in western Russia. Courtesy Rosatom. The Leningrad 2-2 nuclear power plant in Sosnovy Bor, western Russia, has reached 100% of its design power level as testing continues ahead of commercial operation, state nuclear corporation Rosatom said.

Rosatom said the VVER-1200 Generation III+ pressurised water reactor reached maximum power levels on 3 January 2020 at 14:10 local time.

Leningrad 2-2 has a gross electrical capacity of 1,150 MW, according to data by the International Atomic Energy Agency. The unit was connected to Russia’s power grid on 22 October 2020 and started to deliver electrical energy for the first time. Construction began in April 2010.

Leningrad 2-2, north of St Petersburg on the Gulf of Finland, will replace Leningrad-2, a 925-MW Soviet-designed light-water graphite reactor, or RBMK, which was permanently shut down in November 2020.

Date: Saturday, 09 January 2021
Original article: nucnet.org/news/leningrad-2-2-reaches-nominal-power-on-path-to-commercial-operation-1-5-2021

Sweden’s Studsvik announced on 4 January that its Fuel and Materials Technology business area had signed a contract with Russian fuel company TVEL (part of Rosatom) worth approximately SEK100 million ($12m).

Date: Friday, 08 January 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsstudsvik-signs-new-agreement-with-tvel-8442310

The Centre for Additive Technologies (CAT) of Rusatom - Additive Technologies (RusAT) was opened at the site of the Moscow Polymetals Plant in December, as the first industrial production facility in the field of 3D printing using domestic technologies and equipment.

Date: Friday, 08 January 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrosatom-opens-first-in-russia-centre-for-additive-technologies-8443281