Russian nuclear group proposing small modular reactors for Africa

30/06/2020 – Russian State-owned nuclear group Rosatom is highlighting the potential benefits to African countries provided by small modular reactors (SMRs). The group has accumulated 400 reactor-years of experience in operating small reactors, including those onboard Russian nuclear-powered icebreakers, small nuclear power plants (NPP) on land, and on a floating NPP. Continuer à lire … « Russian nuclear group proposing small modular reactors for Africa »

Rosatom urges Nigeria, others to adopt modular nuclear reactors

30/04/2020  – Russia’s state-run nuclear energy corporation, Rosatom, has proposed that Nigeria and other African countries adopt the use of Small Modular nuclear Reactors (SMR) to address the perennial power shortage that they face. Continuer à lire … « Rosatom urges Nigeria, others to adopt modular nuclear reactors »

Russian firm trains Nigerians on nuclear energy

17/09/2019 – As part of plans by the federal government to improve electricity generation through nuclear means, ROSATOM, a Russian government-owned nuclear energy firm, has begun training of Nigerian professionals and youths in that regard. Continuer à lire … « Russian firm trains Nigerians on nuclear energy »

Russia nuclear mishap, foretaste of what Rosatom-Nigeria deal will unleash —ERA/FoEN

27/08/2019 – The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria has warned that Nigeria’s decision to build nuclear power plants to augment poor electric power supply in the country will result in mishaps similar to the Arkhangelsk region explosion in Russia recently which led to a spike in radiation levels and mass evacuation of communities near the facility. Continuer à lire … « Russia nuclear mishap, foretaste of what Rosatom-Nigeria deal will unleash —ERA/FoEN »

IAEA reports on Sudan’s nuclear power infrastructure

2019/12/02 – There is strong commitment from the government of Sudan to developing the infrastructure needed for a nuclear power programme, a mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded in its final report.

The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) was conducted between 27 August and 3 September at the invitation of the Sudanese government. INIR missions enable representatives from IAEA member states to have in-depth discussions with international experts about conditions and best international practices in the development of a nuclear power programme. Continuer à lire … « IAEA reports on Sudan’s nuclear power infrastructure »

Russia/Nigeria – Nigeria’s nuclear power programme receives Rosatom approval

2018/08/10 – Nigeria is following the right measures in its drive to acquire nuclear power, Rosatom, the Russian nuclear energy corporation renowned for the construction of nuclear power plants, has said.

According to the firm, the development of Nigeria’s nuclear energy programme, which commenced about 10 years ago, has shown that the Federal Government is committed to generating electricity from nuclear sources. Continuer à lire … « Russia/Nigeria – Nigeria’s nuclear power programme receives Rosatom approval »

Algérie-Russie: Guitouni évoque la coopération dans l’énergie nucléaire avec le Dg de ROSATOM

2018/05/15 – Le ministre de l’Energie, Mustapha Guitouni a rencontré mardi, en marge des travaux du 10ème Forum international de l’Energie atomique (ATOMEXPO) qui se tient du 14 au 16 mai à Sotchi ( Russie), le Directeur général de la société étatique russe de l’énergie nucléaire (ROSATOM), Alexey Likhachev, avec qui il a évoqué la coopération dans le domaine de l’énergie nucléaire, a indiqué le ministère dans un communiqué. Continuer à lire … « Algérie-Russie: Guitouni évoque la coopération dans l’énergie nucléaire avec le Dg de ROSATOM »