Hitachi says all Baltic states must join Visaginas NPP project for it to work
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Japan's Hitachi says the memorandum signed with Lithuania is a good first step towards building a nuclear power plant, but the project is a regional one, therefore it is of crucial that other partners join in as well.
An interim project company that the Lithuanian Energy Ministry and Japan's Hitachi plan to set up will help make discussions on the Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant project better focused, Energy Minister Jaroslav Neverovič says, adding that these discussions are now "too virtual".
The Lithuanian Energy Ministry and Japan's nuclear technology corporation Hitachi, the strategic investor in a new nuclear power facility in Lithuania, are planning to set up a joint venture for the Visaginas nuclear power plant project.
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