Russian nuclear corporation plans 4GW plant in Far East
Russian state nuclear power corporation Rosatom plans to work with aluminum giant UC RusAl to build a 4GW nuclear plant and an aluminum factory in the Far East, a Rosatom subsidiary said on Saturday, RIA Novosti reported.
"We have prepared package of proposals for the construction in the Primorye Territory of a nuclear power plant an aluminum plant with production capacity of 600,000 metric tons," said Alexei Kalinin, vice director of Atomenergomash, a supplier of equipment for nuclear plants.
The official, addressing the Pacific Economic Congress in Vladivostok, said some of the power plant's output would supply the aluminum facility, and the remainder will be exported to China and North and South Korea.
To implement the project, "the region's network infrastructure will have to be developed" and "agreements would have to be signed with interested countries," he said.