Contribution of the Rosatom State Corporation to the Social and Economic Development of Russia
- 8 intergovernmental agreements were concluded with foreign countries
and international organizations, including intergovernmental agreements on
NPP construction with Egypt and Jordan.
- A Russian-Indonesian consortium won the tender for the preliminary engineering
design of a multipurpose experimental reactor in Indonesia.
- In 2015, 35 power units of 10 operating NPPs produced record amounts
of electricity in the entire history of Russian nuclear energy (195.2 billion kWh).
The share of Russian NPPs in Russia’s energy mix rose to 18.6%.
- Construction of the world's most powerful multipurpose fast neutron research
nuclear reactor (MBIR) started in Dimitrovgrad, Russia; the reactor will be used
for projects aimed at developing the global nuclear power industry of the future.
- JSC PIMCU, the main uranium mining company of the Mining Division, reduced the
cost of uranium mining by 12%.
- The Atommash industrial complex in Volgodonsk, Russia, was restored and
integrated into the process chain of ROSATOM.
- Pilot production of microsources for brachytherapy to treat cancer was launched.
- Reactor vessels of two reactors for the RITM-200 power unit were assembled for
Arktika, the world’s largest new generation nuclear-powered icebreaker, which
is currently under construction.
- In 2015, ROSATOM became a national leader in terms of the number of patent
applications for inventions and utility models. The number of patents obtained
in Russia and registered items of know-how totalled 1,141, while the number
of international applications submitted and international patents obtained
by ROSATOM totalled 101.