BATAN seeks partnership with Russia’s Rosatom

The National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN) is working to solidify a partnership with Russia’s state-owned Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) in order to develop a nuclear power plant (PLTN) in the country.

BATAN chairman Djarot Sulistio Wisnubroto told The Jakarta Post on Monday that both agencies were set to establish a joint group to explore options for developing Indonesia’s first PLTN.

An agreement to form the joint group was reached between BATAN — which was representing the Indonesian government — and Rosatom at Atomexpo, an international forum on nuclear energy hosted by the Russian government in Moscow last June.

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Posted September 9, 2014 by repit in News

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