Rosatom and SUEZ Signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the Field of Water Desalination and Water Treatment

June 27, 2018, Paris. – Rusatom Smart Utilities (JSC "ITPC") – a division of the Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation and SUEZ signed a Memorandum of understanding in the field of water desalination, water treatment and waste water treatment. The document was signed by the General Director, JSC "ITPC", Ksenia Sukhotina and SUEZ’s Global Power Market Executive Director  Frederic Hisbergues at the World Nuclear Exhibition.  
The strategic cooperation between the SUEZ and Rosatom will allow the parties to work jointly on projects, including equipment, components and assemblies of desalination plants, water treatment and waste water treatment systems supply. In particular, cooperation will be directed to the implementation of such probable projects as treated (fresh) water supply, water projects in crude oil and gas industry, smart water facility (in the frame of smart city program) and etc.
"Rosatom has unique experience in the field of nuclear desalination, as well as the high-tech production base and the rich experience in creating world-class engineering facilities," said Kirill Komarov, First Deputy General Director for Corporate Development and International Business of Rosatom. "Together with such a serious leader in the field of water technologies as SUEZ, we will be able to achieve a synergistic effect, which in the end will give both companies new opportunities in the world water market, will allow to acquire new market segments”, he noted.
“We are proud to enter in a partnership with ROSATOM as it expands into new markets and geographies. This agreement will allow us to explore new opportunities of cooperation in the fields of desalination and water reuse for industries and support smart city programs in Russia and abroad”, said Heiner Markhoff, CEO SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions.