Gazprom eyes EU power plants
NUCLEAR • oao Gazprom, the world’s biggest gas producer, is seeking to run European power plants as Germany’s move to abandon nuclear energy is followed by other nations.
Gazprom will list priority electricity projects in Europe by the end of this year, deputy chief executive Alexander Medvedev told reporters Monday in Moscow. The Russian gas exporter is in talks with
eon aG and baSF Se’s Wintershall unit, and will meet with rWe aG in the near future, he said.
“Not only will Gazprom be a gas supplier but also an electricity operator,” Medvedev said.
“To start replacing nuclear generation with gas-fired, one needs to start investing now. We would like to invest.”