nuclear power industry
BELNPP: NEWS FROM CONSTRUCTION SITE
Belarus primarily interested in safety of Ostrovets nuclear power plant
Mikhail Mikhadyuk underlined that Belarus is interested in the open and transparent construction of the nuclear power plant.
Profits first in Belarusian nuclear power plant electricity export
According to the source, economic advisability instead of politics should be prioritized when the possible export of the Belarusian nuclear power plant’s electricity is considered.
Belarusian nuclear power plant’s stress tests compliant with European methods
As part of the stress testing process the resilience of the Belarusian nuclear power plant as well as its adaptation to extreme impacts was tested.
Stator installed into turbine generator of Belarusian nuclear power plant
According to the source, the stator has been installed as part of a turbine generator of the first power-generating unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant.
Lithuanian border service now familiar with Belarusian nuclear power plant’s information center
During the fact-finding tour close attention was paid to peculiarities of the Belarusian nuclear power plant design and its differences from the design of the Ignalina nuclear power plant as well as to the safeguards the Belarusian design implements.
Equipment for BelNPP’s turbine island made by Atomenergomash
Atomenergomash plants deliver all the crucial equipment for the reactor department and a major part of equipment for the turbine island of the Belarusian NPP.
Preparations to install reactor pressure vessel at Belarusian nuclear power plant construction site
The reactor pressure vessel was delivered to Ostrovets in late 2016. “The piece of equipment went through incoming inspection without any remarks. Preparatory work is now in progress to install the reactor vessel as part of the first power-generating unit,” said Mikhail Mikhadyuk.
Belarus against politicizing dialogue on BelNPP
The minister noted that Belarus is exporting electricity to Lithuania. The country provides mutual emergency assistance to the Lithuanian power system. “We have never associated these activities with any kind of politics. I think that all the issues regarding the BelNPP construction that arise can be solved calmly,” Vladimir Potupchik added.
Belarus to spend $580m on building nuclear power plant in 2017
In 2017 construction and installation operations will be carried out at 130 primary and auxiliary facilities of the Belarusian nuclear power plant. There are plans to pour 190,000m3 of concrete and install 26,000 tonnes of reinforcement bars.
Nearly 8,300 people to work at BelNPP construction site by 2017 year end
The Energy Ministry also provided plans on the construction of housing for the builders and specialists of the nuclear power plant. In 2017 six houses with the gross residential area of 13,200 square meters will be built in Ostrovets.
Belarusian specialists may help build nuclear power plant in Bangladesh
Belarus to host five to six IAEA missions annually
Rosatom plans to produce next generation 3D printer
Belarus, USA discuss cooperation in nuclear forensics
Iran embarks on Bushehr II project
Rosatom named among Russia’s top employers
Belarus to study public opinion on Lithuania’s comments about BelNPP
Number of nuclear energy supporters growing in Belarus
Belarusian Energy Ministry dedicated to keeping general public well-informed
Belarus opinion survey: Lower energy costs among main advantages of nuclear power
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