«Rosatom» will discuss the possibility of building wind farms in Saudi Arabia

© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable in fotomonster the state Corporation for atomic energy Rosatom in the IX International forum ATOMEXPO in Moscow. 19 Jun 2017«Rosatom» will discuss the possibility of building wind farms in Saudi Arabia© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable the image Bank

Rosatom state Corporation will discuss with the partners from Saudi Arabia the opportunity to participate in the construction of wind farms in this country, provided it is signed in Moscow at the forum «ATOMEXPO-2017» Memorandum of understanding between the company «RusAtom – international Network» (RMS) and Saudi group Al-Salam for Trading and Contracting.

«The Memorandum recorded the interest of the parties in exploring opportunities of cooperation between companies in areas such as the implementation of projects for the construction and operation of wind farms in Saudi Arabia, as well as supply of equipment for the enterprises of state Corporation «Rosatom» for the petrochemical industry of Saudi Arabia», — stated in the message of RMS.

The Memorandum provides for conducting between the parties to further consultations with the participation of Rosatom with the purpose of determining the appropriate forms and specific areas of cooperation.

Earlier in the «ATOMEXPO-2017,» first Deputy head of «Rosatom» Kirill Komarov told reporters that the Corporation intends to participate in the implementation of projects on construction of wind farms abroad, but to make suggestions in this field of foreign partners, first need to get the necessary experience in building similar stations in Russia.

Projects on wind energy «Rosatom» considers one of the most promising of their non-nuclear «points of growth». In 2016 the Corporation has won the tender for the construction of Adygea and Krasnodar Krai of three wind power plants (WPP) with total capacity of 610 MW. Earlier in June this year, «Rosatom» in the contest of investment projects for renewable energy received the right to build another 360 MW of wind power capacity in Adygea, Krasnodar Krai and Kurgan region.

The organizer of the «ATOMEXPO-2017» — the state Corporation «Rosatom». General information partner of the forum — the Agency RIA Novosti (the flagship resource of the MIA «Russia today»).