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Russia


POWER Digest [December 2020]

Norwegian Group Buying Vietnam Wind Farm. Norway’s SN Power AS in November agreed to purchase 100% of the shares in the 39.4-MW Dam Nai Wind Power project in Vietnam from…


Belarus Brings Country's First Nuclear Plant Online

The first reactor of the first nuclear power plant in Belarus was connected to the grid on Nov. 3. The Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant, also known as the Astravets plant,…


Rosatom Accepts First MOX Fuel Batch for BN-800 Fast Reactor

Rosatom, the Russian state-owned nuclear energy company, said it is ready to receive a shipment of the first full reload batch of fresh uranium-plutonium mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel for the BN-800…


U.S. Bank Set to Lift Ban on Supporting Nuclear Power
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A government-run development bank is expected to end its ban on investment in nuclear energy, a move that could allow U.S. companies to take a greater role in foreign nuclear…


Small hydropower plant Verkhnebalkarskaya in Russia put into commercial operation
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Voith delivered the main equipment for the hydropower plant The commissioning was carried out by Voith with remote assistance due to travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic The new…