BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 22. Russian Rusatom Energy International company and the Ministry of Energy of Kyrgyzstan have signed today an agreement on cooperation in the field of nuclear energy, Trend reports citing the Russian company's press service.
During the international forum "ATOMEXPO-2022" in Russia's Sochi, the parties signed the terms of technical specifications for a preliminary feasibility study for the construction of the small nuclear power plant on the basis of the RITM-200N reactor plant in Kyrgyzstan.
The document provides for joint work to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of introducing nuclear energy into the energy balance of Kyrgyzstan in order to achieve the best results in determining the optimal technology.
In addition, the cooperation is aimed at assessing key aspects of the implementation of this, including the timing of the project, the cost of electricity, the technical aspects of connecting to the power grid, as well as the social and macroeconomic effects of the project.
The Rusatom Energy International company is a subsidiary of Rostatom, which was established in 2011 in order to promote Russian nuclear technologies in the world market.