Belarus reported to IAEA on spent fuel and radioactive waste management

Belarus’ new national report on implementation of the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management was presented at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna as part of the 7th review meeting of the contracting parties – as informed by the Energy Ministry in its Telegram channel photo: The Belarusian delegation included representatives of the Nuclear and Radiation Safety Department of the Belarusian Emergencies Ministry ( ...

iaea , energy , nuclear plant

Second power unit of Belarus NPP will be launched in 2022

As informed by Belarus’ Deputy Energy Minister, Mikhail Mikhadyuk, the second power unit is now at the stage of its commissioning “We are working out the tests envisaged by special programmes, and the work is progressing in line with the schedule. We plan to put the block into operation this year. After commissioning of two power units, the Belarusian nuclear power plant will generate about 18bn kW/h annually for the country's energy system,” Mr. Mikhadyuk said. According to the Deputy Energy ...

nuclear plant , energy

Belarus, Hungary to develop co-operation in nuclear energy

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Hungary, Aleksandr Ponomarev, visited the city of Paks where a nuclear power plant is located – as reported to BelTA by Belarus’ Embassy in Hungary The diplomat negotiated with senior executives of the Paks nuclear power plant and also got acquainted with the work of the facility and its safety systems. He visited a site allocated for construction of a new Paks-2 nuclear power plant with two VVER-1200 power units. Mr. Ponomarev also ...

belarus , hungary , nuclear plant

IAEA experts come to Belarusian NPP

IAEA experts visited the Belarusian nuclear power plant – as reported by the plant’s official website Photo: As informed, the IAEA experts came to Belarus as part of a post-mission on Integrated Assessment of the Regulatory Infrastructure for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (FU IRRS). They were accompanied by employees of the Emergencies Ministry’s Department for Nuclear and Radiation Safety. The experts got acquainted with facilities of the nuclear power plant, visited the control ...

nuclear plant , iaea

First power unit of Belarusian nuclear power plant reconnected to power grid

The first power unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant has been reconnected to the power grid on October 4 th – as informed by the Energy Ministry’s Telegram channel “Electric power of the turbo generator is ascending and, at the moment, it stands at 360MW,” the Energy Ministry reported, adding that reconnection to the power grid was conducted unconditionally in line with the requirements of the technological regulations for safe operation.

nuclear plant , energy

Nuclear energy collaboration

Belarus’ Energy Minister and the Head of the Joint Belarusian-Pakistani Commission on Trade and Economic Co-operation, Viktor Karankevich, has met with the Chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Muhammad Naeem, during the 65th session of the IAEA General Conference to discuss the possibilities of bilateral partnership – as reported by the Energy Ministry Photo: Viktor Karankevich informed Muhammad Naeem on the Belarusian nuclear power plant’s construction. Belarus is ...

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