Rosatom expresses interest in teaming up with India to produce small and medium sized reactors


Rosatom expresses interest in teaming up with India to produce small and medium sized reactors

Russian nuclear energy major Rosatom, that is building the Kudankulam nuclear power plant and is working with India on the nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, has expressed its interest in teaming up with India to produce small and medium sized reactors (50-100 MW) for third country exports.

Nikita Mazein, vice president of Rusatom Overseas — a division of Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation — revealed this during the the recent 11th edition of Nuclear Energy Conclave organised by the Indian Energy Forum.

“Rosatom is developing small and medium-sized solutions based on light water reactor unit of Russian design. In Russia, we have commissioned and will be operationalizing the first Floating Nuclear power plant this year,” Mazein said, addressing the conclave. Read More

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