Russian Nuclear Power Plants Set Electricity Production Record in 2020, Rosenergoatom Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Nuclear energy crops in Russia produced over 215.7 billion kilowatt-hours of electrical energy in 2020 thus reaching an all-time-high, Rosenergoatom, a subsidiary of state nuclear vitality company Rosatom, stated on Friday.

“We ended 2020 with an absolute record in the entire history of the Russian nuclear power industry, achieved previously only during the Soviet Union times in 1988, when all nuclear power plants produced 215.669 billion kilowatt-hours (including nuclear power plants in Ukraine, Lithuania and Armenia),” Rosenergoatom General Director Andrey Petrov stated in an announcement.

According to Petrov, Russian nuclear energy crops produced 215.746 billion kilowatt-hours in 2020, thus breaking the 1988 file.

In 1988, there have been 47 nuclear energy crops in the Soviet Union, whereas Russia right now has 37.


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