Energo - CEE/FSU Power

5 May 2022

Rapid progress continues at Kursk-II NPP

4 May 2022

A pressure compensator for the VVER-TOI reactor plant has been installed at unit 1 of the Kursk-II NPP under construction in Russia. This is a key element of the main equipment of the reactor.

Russia refutes CNN report about Chernobyl

4 May 2022

Russia has sent the IAEA a refutation of disinformation about the irradiation of soldiers at the Chernobyl NPP.

Drainage system installation begins at Turkey’s Akkuyu NPP

4 May 2022

Akkuyu Nuklear has completed the connection of the discharge channel and the siphon well at the construction site of unit 1 at the Akkuyu NPP in Turkey.

Ramboll contracted by Enefit Green to design wind farm in Estonia

4 May 2022

Enefit Green, part of the Eesti Energia Group, has contracted Denmark’s Ramboll to prepare a preliminary design for the Hiiu offshore wind farm in Estonia, with the technical analysis of the project scheduled to be completed in August.

Russian reactor pressure vessel installed at India’s Kudankulam 3

4 May 2022

The reactor pressure vessel has been installed at unit 3 of India’s Kudankulam NPP (a VVER-1000 reactor) in Tamil Nadu.

Missiles fly over Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant sparking concerns from IAEA of massive nuclear accident

1 May 2022

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expressed concerns that missiles could hit Ukraine’s nuclear power plants causing a massive nuclear accident, the Kyiv Independent reported on April 29.

New units planned for Russia’s Leningrad NPP

29 April 2022

Russia’s Leningrad NPP is seeking a licence for the construction of units 7 and 8 with VVER-1200 reactors by the end of 2022.

Rosatom unit complete reactor vessel for China’s Xudabao NPP

29 April 2022

Rosatom has confirmed that it has manufactured the upper half of the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) for unit 3 of China’s Xudabao NPP in Liaoning Province.

Coal expansion slows slightly in 2021, but far more is needed to meet net-zero targets.

28 April 2022

Total global coal power capacity under development declined by 13% in 2021 to 457 GW, a record low, with the number of countries building coal plants falling from 41 in 2020 to 34 in 2021.

War in Ukraine puts burgeoning renewables sector in peril

28 April 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has stopped dead the rapid growth of Ukraine’s solar 6,229-MW sector, with up to 1,120-1,500 MW damaged so far, mostly in areas under Russian attack.

IAEA receives required equipment list from Ukraine

28 April 2022

Ukraine has provided the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with a comprehensive list of equipment which it says it needs for the safe and secure operation of its nuclear facilities during the current conflict.