Russia may build two more nuclear power units in China
GORKI, Moscow Region, Jul 3 (PRIME) -- Moscow and Beijing may sign agreements to build two more nuclear power units in China, Alexei Likhachyov, CEO of state nuclear power corporation Rosatom, said on Tuesday at a meeting with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
УWeТve signed new intergovernmental accords with our Chinese partners for construction of the sixth and seventh Tianwan units and on provision of a new site for us. At least two more units will become the subject of separate agreements between us and the PeopleТs Republic of China,Ф he said.
Rosatom and ChinaТs National Energy Administration are to launch the seventh and eighth 1,200-megawatt units of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in 2026 and 2027, respectively.
He also said that work on accords with Uzbekistan to build two large nuclear power units in the country was at its final stage.
Rosatom accounts for two thirds of the worldТs combined intergovernmental nuclear power plants accords. УAs of today, we have 35 nuclear power units contracted as parts of intergovernmental accords, and it accounts for 67% of the worldТs combined foreign construction,Ф Likhachyov said.