Russia combines atomic energy assets
Published time: 27 Apr, 2007 12:45 Edited time: 27 Apr, 2007 16:45
Russia has been combining all of its atomic energy assets into one company. The new joint stock venture will be called Atomenergoprom – or the Atomic Energy Complex.
The company will unite the entire atomic energy cycle – from the production of uranium and nuclear fuel to the construction, operation and decommissioning of nuclear power plants.The announcement of its formation came in a presidential decree from Vladimir Putin.From the outset, the venture will be fully owned by the Federal Government.