Rosatom provides update on sodium-cooled fast-reactor project's progress

Russian state nuclear company Rosatom detailed progress in the development of the BN 800 sodium-cooled fast reactor late last week. The BN-800's design is derived from the BN-600, which is currently in operation at the Beloyarsk Nuclear Power Plant, and Rosatom said this is the only reactor of its kind in operation. For the BN 800, design and technological improvements have allowed it to implement an active protection system for the unit and a passive system that can activate should an accident Read More »