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Nuclear power energetics in Russia lives out its days

Evgeny Adamov, a minister for Atomic energy sighed a decree about power decrease of atomic electric power stations. This measure was caused by the great debts of the Russian joint-stock company?Power Grid of Russia (RAO UES). The amount of the debt is 13 milliard rubles. It makes the repair operations, the security of the station and the charge with nuclear fuel impossible, Ria-Novosti reports. Many atomic electric power station of Russia has already decreased their power. In general atomic power engineering of Russia in its present form is living the rest of its days. It was already announced by

Nuclear energy for peace: the birth of nuclear energetics

The birthday of nuclear energetics can be defined with different dates. The first reactor that was used to generate electric energy was the EBR (Experimental Breeder Reactor) in the United States. This reactor, contrary to the types mentioned earlier, was a so called fast reactor. The fuel was 94% enriched uranium, while the coolant was a mixture of liquid sodium and potassium. The EBR was put into operation in 1951 and 200 kW out of its 1400 kW thermal power was utilized: the lighting of one of the buildings of the National Reactor Testing Station in Idaho was supplied using...