Wired up: North Korea looks to Russia for electricity
Russia and the DPRK could cooperate on electricity, though South Korean input looks unlikely
Russian energy company RAO Energy System of East is looking to develop a feasibility study on delivering power to North Korea’s Rason region, in just one of a number of recent Russian energy initiatives involving the DPRK.
The Russian company last week announced that it was looking to increase electrical energy exports to the North starting in 2016, with the longer-term goal of connecting Russia to energy-hungry South Korea through the DPRK.
“We have never exported electricity to North Korea before. This is the first exporting project initiated by RAO Energy System of East itself
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