Breaking News

Asia Today ISSN 1861-4604 Saturday, August 18, 2018

Headline

Kazakhstan will build APP in energy-deficient region

Atomic Power Plant in one of the energy-deficient regions

Share on Facebook February 4, 2013, Reporter : Trend, Reader : 483

news

 

Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 4 / Trend E. Kosolapova/ Kazakhstan will build Atomic Power Plant in one of the energy-deficient regions, the spokesperson of Kazakh National Atomic Company Kazatomprom Kristina Podshivalova told Trend by phone on Friday.

Earlier Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev ordered the government to chose the place for Future Atomic Power Plant in the country.

"The President ordered to make an energy balance map of the country, to determine which regions are energy-deficient and then the government will make decision on Atomic Power Plant location," Podshivalova said.

According to Kazatomprom's spokesperson, the most power- hungry area in Kazakhstan is southern regions.

Moreover, the city of Aktau was considered as a possibly site for future Atomic Power Plant because this region has great experience in the sphere of nuclear energy, Podshivalova said.

Aktau was once the site of a nuclear power station. The BN-350 breeder reactor went online in 1973 here, and was closed in 1999.

According to Podshivalova, the main problem of Aktau is lack of fresh water and Atomic Power Plant can solve this problem. The former Atomic Power Plant located in this region was initially aimed at water desalination, she said.

"Currently, water is desalinated by using traditional sources in the region. As a result, its price is more high. But the region's residents and ecologist say it is safer," Podshivalova said

Meanwhile, modern technology allows to ensure sufficient safety of nuclear reactors, she said

More Euro Asia news of the month

Photos Swiss company to develop blockchain technologies in Kazakhstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 2 By Ali Mustafayev – Trend: The Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) and the Swiss company 5EL SA...

Photos First OIC Summit on Science and Technology in Astana

The First Summit on Science and Technology of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has kicked off in Astana, the capital of...

Photos India, Pakistan join connectivity projects but India clarifies ‘territorial integrity and sovereignty’ should be respected

ASTANA, Kazakhstan - In a bid to be part of connectivity projects among the eight-nation security bloc, India and Pakistan joined the...

Photos India, Pakistan to become SCO full members in June

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 21 By Elena Kosolapova – Trend: It is planned to complete the acceptance process of India and Pakistan as...

Photos Kazakhstan eyes to increase oil export to Novorossiysk port

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 14 By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend: Kazakhstan intends to increase the export of oil through the Russian section...

Photos Kazakh Delta bank resumes banking operations

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 29 By Elena Kosolapova – Trend: Kazakh National Bank renewed a license of Delta Bank for banking and...

Photos Kazakhstan to profit from Kashagan at any oil prices

Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 6 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakhstan will get profit from Kashagan oil field at any oil prices, Kazakh...

Photos Kazakhstan reveals cost of oil output expansion at Tengiz field

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 5 By Elena Kosolapova – Trend: Tengizchevroil LLP (TCO) announced it has received approval from its...

Photos Parliamentary election kicks off in Kazakhstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 20 By Elena Kosolapova – Trend: Kazakhs have today started voting to elect members for parliament and...

Flying Reimagined

Stock Index

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Life Style

Photo Gallery

FEUILLETON