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Leningrad NPP’s reactor no.3 shutdown for repairs

Publish date: February 16, 2005

On February 12, the Leningrad NPP's specialists shut down unit no.3 for the scheduled repairs, which should be completed by July 1, Interfax reported.

It is planned to change more than 200 fuel channels and certify the piping system, said the plant’s representative. At the moment the Leningrad NPP is operating three units with 1,000 MW capacity each.

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The role of CCS in Germany’s climate toolbox: Bellona Deutschland’s statement in the Association Hearing

After years of inaction, Germany is working on its Carbon Management Strategy to resolve how CCS can play a role in climate action in industry. At the end of February, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action published first key points and a proposal to amend the law Kohlenstoffdioxid Speicherungsgesetz (KSpG). Bellona Deutschland, who was actively involved in the previous stakeholder dialogue submitted a statement in the association hearing.

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Bellona’s new working paper analyzes Russia’s big LNG ambitions the Arctic

In the midst of a global discussion on whether natural gas should be used as a transitional fuel and whether emissions from its extraction, production, transport and use are significantly less than those from other fossil fuels, Russia has developed ambitious plans to increase its own production of liquified natural gas (LNG) in the Arctic – a region with 75% of proven gas reserves in Russia – to raise its share in the international gas trade.