The investor plans to invest about 812 million rubles in the project. A resident of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation, the Arctic Atom-Service company, will build a greenhouse complex with a capacity of 210 tons of vegetables per year and a food processing plant in the city of Pevek in Chukotka in 2024 to provide employees of a floating nuclear thermal power plant with fresh vegetables, the press service of the Corporation said on Wednesday. development of the Far East and the Arctic.
“A resident of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation plans to build a greenhouse complex and a food factory in Pevek to provide fresh vegetables, drinks and food to the workers of a floating nuclear thermal power plant (a project of the state corporation Rosatom), which provides energy to the inhabitants of Chukotka. <…> In the implementation of the project, full launch which will take place in the fall of 2024, the investor plans to invest about 812 million rubles and provide jobs to more than 150 residents of Chukotka.
In addition to organizing public catering, the Arctic Atom-Service company’s project involves the provision of motor transport and cleaning services, including to third parties. On a land plot with an area of 64.5 thousand square meters. m will accommodate office and warehouse space for storing raw materials and finished products, infrastructure facilities. Also, the investor himself will lay the networks of electricity, heat and water disposal with local treatment facilities. Roads will be brought to the enterprise, parking for vehicles will be arranged.
“We are already preparing documents for registration of a land plot in order to start building a greenhouse and a plant in the fall – under the same roof to reduce the cost of the project. We will grow tomatoes, cucumbers and herbs. The complex will consist of universal greenhouse blocks in order to change crops if necessary without reconstruction. For example, replace tomatoes and cucumbers with zucchini, eggplant and sweet peppers.We plan to grow 210 tons of fresh vegetable products per year.A little later, we will add strawberries – up to 10 tons per year.And at the plant we will preserve vegetables, produce juices, as well as meat and fish semi-finished products, bakery and confectionery products – up to 440 tons per year,” said Alexander Danich, General Director of Arctic Atom-Service.
According to the Rosenergoatom concern, today the FNPP provides about 50% of the electricity needs of the entire district and about 3/4 of Pevek’s needs for heat.
In the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, three preferential regimes operate simultaneously – the territory of advanced development, the free port of Vladivostok in Pevek and the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation. Residents of all three regimes are 85 companies that have invested 66.1 billion rubles in the region’s economy and employed more than 2.2 thousand people.