According to an article in Kommersant, a Russian business daily, Rosatom, the Russian state-owned corporation specialising in manufacturing of nuclear equipment and construction of nuclear plants is on the way to dominate Russian wind power market.
Since the recent downing of the Russian aircraft over Turkey, the fate of the joint nuclear power plant at Akkuyu is uncertain. Moscow has not stopped supplying European gas in spite of high political tensions, but would it be willing to halt its joint nuclear construction? The way this situation unfolds may shed light on the future of nuclear energy reliant on this type of international cooperation.Read More
Rosatom documents decreasing costs of its activities. Does this mean the end of 'negative learning' for nuclear power? Most likely not, as the most cost-intensive parts of the technology remain expensive.Read More