Rosatom assesses the future of floating nuclear power plants

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Rosatom considers the possibility of floating nuclear power plants for Gazprom’s Arctic projects

MOSCOW, March 27 – RIA Novosti. Maxim Kulinko, deputy head of the state agency’s Northern Sea Route Directorate, said that it would be more profitable for Gazprom to supply its promising projects in the Arctic from floating nuclear units with electricity, and Rosatom is exploring such opportunities. Interview with RIA Novosti.

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According to him, major investors working in the Arctic “definitely have an interest in floating nuclear power plants.”

“In our opinion, floating nuclear power units may be the best fit for Gazprom,” said Kulinko. In terms of its promising projects, it is purely technologically more profitable for Gazprom to work with Rosatom than to build its own gas turbines. and to get electricity quite cheap by northern standards at the expense of nuclear technologies,” he added.

According to Kulinko, “the relevant study is being conducted by Rosatom.” However, I am not authorized to reveal the details yet.”

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