Russian energy giant looks into N. Korean electricity project
Gazprom subsidiary to carry out feasibility study on exporting electricity to DPRK
Russian electricity giant TEK Monsenergo will carry out a feasibility study on supplying North Korea’s Rason region with power, according to a press release from RAO Energy Systems of East, the company spearheading the project.
Mosenergo is a subsidiary of Russia’s state-owned Gazprom, the world’s largest extractor of natural gas.
The Russian company plans to complete the feasibility study by June.
“We have concluded tendering procedures and selected a company which will conduct the feasibility study of prospected energy export to North Korea. It is OJSC TEK Mosenergo,” Alexey Popov
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