Kazatomprom looking to expand into Africa

Photo: Kazatomprom looking to expand into Africa / Oil&Gas

Astana, Kazakhstan, March 27

By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:

NAC Kazatomprom JSC is to enter the African market, advisor to the chairman and project manager KazPV Azat Betekbayev said on March 27 during the international solar energy conference and exhibition (AfricaPVSEC) in Durban (Republic of South Africa).

As the company said, experts and the world's leading manufacturers in the field of renewable energy will discuss photovoltaic, solar thermal systems, production, distribution, economy and energy conservation and research and development at the AfricaPVSEC conference.

An exhibition will also be held within AfricaPVSEC, where along with already well-known international brands, the KazPV project belonging to NAC Kazatomprom JSC will be demonstrated. In particular there will be the chance to look at the installation of the photovoltaic in Kazakhstan.

The purpose of the trip is the promotion and expansion of the sales market, access to the promising PV market in Africa, the search for business partners and to attract investors, according to Betekbaev.

AfricaPVSEC is a new initiative partnering EU PVSEC and SNEC for promotion and exchange in the photovoltaic solar energy sector and brings together leading experts, researchers, public authorities, representatives of international organisations, donors and NGOs. AfricaPVSEC will last three days.

Kazatomprom NAC JSC is a national operator in Kazakhstan carrying out the export of uranium and its compounds, rare metals, nuclear fuel for nuclear power plants, special equipment, dual-use technology and materials.

The basic direction of company's activity includes geological exploration, uranium production, production of nuclear fuel cycle products and production of construction materials, energetics, science, social security and personal training.

Kazatomprom is the active participant of the Programme for Development of Renewable Energy in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Translated by S.I.
Edited by S.M.

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