29 Jun 2022 11:03

Rosatom starts building terminal, floating generating units to supply Baimsky GOK mining project

ANADYR. June 29 (Interfax) - Chukotatomenergo, a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, is starting construction on a marine terminal with four floating generating units (FGU) to supply power to the Baimsky GOK mine and processing plant, Chukotka Governor Roman Kopin said on his Telegram channel.

"A new investment project is being implemented in the Chukotka Autonomous District - AZRF resident Chukotatomenergo is beginning construction of a new marine terminal with four FGU with combined capacity of 318 MW to supply energy to Baimka," Kopin said.

It was reported earlier that the Rosatom project involves building a marine terminal on Nagleinyn Cape at the Pevek seaport (estimated cargo traffic of 2 million tonnes per year), the acquisition (construction) of four generating units with combined capacity of 318 MW and building associated infrastructure. The launch is scheduled for 2027.