Rosatom considers cooperation on wind farms in the Middle East and North Africa

29 July 2021

Rosatom is considering cooperation on wind farms in Egypt, Turkey and Morocco, Alexander Voronkov, regional Vice-President of Rusatom-International Network (a subsidiary of Rosatom) and Director of Rosatom Middle East and North Africa Regional Center, told TASS on the margin of the International Economic Summit "Russia-Islamic World: KazanSummit 2021".

"We are considering cooperation in the field of wind energy. Rosatom has a division Nowawind, which deals specifically with wind energy and has already implemented several projects in Russia. We are planning to implement this business abroad. We are considering Turkey, Egypt <...> There is also Morocco as a third country. The conditions there are favorable in terms of wind speed," said Voronkov.

Nowawind is a division of Rosatom, the main task is to consolidate the efforts of the state corporation in the advanced segments and technological platforms of the electric power industry. The company has already commissioned wind farms with a total capacity of 420 MW. By 2024 Rosatom will have commissioned wind farms with a total capacity of around 1,2 GW.

The XII summit "Russia - Islamic world" is held on July 28-30 in Kazan. Representatives of 48 countries and 25 regions of Russia participate. The summit aims to develop cooperation and maintain a dialogue between Russia and the member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in the economic, political and cultural spheres.



GSV "Russia - Islamic World"

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