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Japanese company to research in Tiksi

  • Published in Economy

The Japanese will conduct research in the Arctic village for the construction of wind power plants.

On December 15, during a working visit to Tokyo as part of the official delegation of the Russian Federation Egor Borisov held a meeting with the leadership of the Japanese organization for the development of new Energy and Industrial Technology (NEDO), reports the official website of the head.

Head of NEDO Kazuo Furukawa told that the organization was established by the Japanese government in 1980 within the period of acute oil crisis. The objective of its establishment was the development of new advanced technologies in the field of energy, industry and environmental protection, as well as promoting the development and dissemination of these technologies worldwide.

Today it is about the construction of a wind farm with capacity of 1 MW in the village of Tiksi in Bulun region. Appropriate memorandum between the RAO Energy Systems of the East, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and the Japanese KomaiHaltek Inc. - permanent partner of NEDO - was signed in the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum. The first phase of the project involves the construction of three wind power plants in 2017-2018.

NEDO role in this project is the technological support.

On the next day in the framework of the official visit of Vladimir Putin to Japan it is scheduled to sign a joint declaration of intent on cooperation in the field of renewable energy between the Government of RS (Y), OJSC RusHydro and the Japanese Organization for the development of new Energy and Industrial Technology (NEDO), reported on the head’s website.