11 June 2021
Rosatom will soon submit to the Russian government its plan to invest RUB506 billion (USD7 billion) in new nuclear technologies by 2030, according to Kommersant. Of this, RUB150 billion will be from the state budget. The plan, dubbed ‘New Atomic Energy’, was presented for assessment to the working group of the State Council on Energy. If approved, it would be included in the government’s socio-economic development strategy for the next decade, the newspaper says.
Akademik Lomonosov was commissioned in May 2020 (Image: Rosenergoatom)
The plan aims to build four floating power units using RITM-200 reactors (55 MWe each) by the end of 2028 for the Baim Mining and Refining Plant in Chukotka. It aims to commission the first land-based nuclear power plant, using RITM-200N technology, by the end of 2030, for the Kyuchusskoye gold deposit in Yakutia. Also by the end of the decade, the…