Pipelines, Storage & Power

Russian Far East could add 10 GW of power capacity

Russia’s Far East has the potential to add 10 GW of new power generation capacity, First Deputy Far East Development Minister Alexander Osipov has said.
By Staff reporter 19 April 2017 0 25536

Russia’s Far East has the potential to add 10 GW of new power generation capacity, First Deputy Far East Development Minister Alexander Osipov said recently at a conference on integrating power systems in Eurasia.

"The developments and justifications conducted by our ministry, the energy ministry, [and] the power companies confirm the ability in the first stage to create 10 GW of generating capacity with the corresponding transmission lines," he said.

The electricity produced "can be transmitted to major economies in the region: Japan, China, South Korea and...