ROSATOM, KAMAZ & Rosseti to Develop Electric Transport in Russia
On June 4, 2021, at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, ROSATOM, KAMAZ and Russian national electric grids companyRosseti (signed an agreement on development of a comprehensive solution for electric transport, charging infrastructure and their maintenance in Russian regions and municipalities. The initiative is aimed at broader application of environment-friendly transport in Russia. The participants will set up a special project group to coordinate the work. RENERA Ltd. (an enterprise of Fuel Company of ROSATOM TVEL, the sectoral integrator in energy accumulation systems), which is the developer and producer of Russian storage batteries for electric transport, will be responsible for task solving on the part of ROSATOM.
The development of Russian storage batteries production for electro-buses and electric vehicles is one of priority areas of ROSATOM’s new businesses. KAMAZ has science and technology competences and proven experience in development and production of electric transport, its operation and servicing.
Rosatom TVEL’s RENERA LLC is an actively developing industry integrator of ROSATOM in the direction of energy storage systems. The company's products include lithium-ion batteries for electric transport, logistics machinery as well as solutions for uninterrupted power supply, peak-shaving in power grids and energy storages for hybrid systems. RENERA’s own R&D center allows it to develop unique solutions for individual customer requirements along with standardized products.