It was stated that Russian State’s nuclear energy company ‘Rasatom’ which is constructing Akkuyu Nuclear Power Station in Mersin, Turkey proposed a program to the Greek Energy Ministry regarding taking the advantage of nuclear energy in the generation of electric power in Cyprus.
Greek Cypriot daily Fileleftheros noted that the program submitted by the company envisaged the construction of small nuclear power stations which will solve the electricity problem in Cyprus.
Fileleftheros also noted that the authorities of the company had a meeting with the Greek Energy Ministry authorities and they informed the participants from various departments about supplying electricity. Authorities of the company also guaranteed that cost of the production could be 50 Euros per megawatt including all expenses.
It was also stated that information about the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Station was also given at the meeting and expressed that electricity could be supplied to Cyprus with cables.