Russia’s State Nuclear Corporation ROSATOM presently has total orders worth US$300 billion for construction of 30 nuclear power units in 12 countries and discussions on construction of 10 more units are underway.
Sergei Kiriyenko, CEO of Rosatom apprised the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during an official meeting with him in Moscow recently.
Kiriyenko said that, “interest in nuclear power is growing globally at the moment. In the recent years, our order portfolio has increased by 5.5 times…We are carrying out negotiations with 5 more countries for (the) construction of nuclear power plants".
Rosatom Chief informed that in the recent time the company has won all the open tender processes. “Due to these our foreign (change to total) order portfolio has increased up to $300 billion and our main goal for the coming years is to make it grow further", added Kiriyenko.