The Russian energy ministry has approved Rosenergoatom’s 2016-2018 investment program, allocating almost RUB570 billion ($7 billion) to the civil nuclear power plant operator. The program was approved by a government order dated 14 January and published on the ministry’s website yesterday. Of this total, nearly RUB184 billion is earmarked for 2016, which is higher than the previously planned figure of RUB150 billion, according to Nuclear.Ru. It comprises about RUB98 billion from Rosenergoatom’s own funds and government funding of nearly RUB27 billion, with the remainder from loans and other forms of financing.
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