Rosatom keen to build Brazilian nuclear fleet

The Deputy CEO of Rosatom says his company is keen to build nuclear power plants in Brazil.

Kirill Komarov, deputy CEO for international business and development at the Russian nuclear power corporation, made the comments at a seminar in Rio de Janeiro on Rosatom’s global expertise in the development and application of nuclear technologies.
Kirill Komarov
“If the Brazilian government shows interest, Rosatom is ready to discuss projects for building and operating Russia-designed nuclear power plants and also act as an investor. If Brazil decides to support private investors, we are available. But this is a decision of the Brazilian government.”

Brazilian firm Eletrobras plans to build four to eight nuclear power plants in the country by 2030.

Rosatom is currently implementing projects for the construction of 28 nuclear power plants, 19 of which are abroad, with ongoing projects in India, China, Belarus, Turkey and Vietnam. Rosatom’s order book is about $70 billion over a 10-year period, according to the firm’s website.

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