Nuclear power is a vital element of a low carbon energy mix. That’s according to Andrey Rozhdestvin, CEO of ROSATOM France, who spoke to ELN about the important role nuclear technologies play in transitioning to an increasingly diverse generation mix. He said the controversial source of electricity is “essential” in working towards decarbonisation goals and international obligations such as the Paris Agreement on climate change. The boss of the state-owned corporation suggested nuclear power must be employed with other forms of energy such as wind and solar and would provide a form of energy storage through baseload capacity. He added ROSATOM itself is working to develop wind capacity in Russia.
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