31 May 2021 - The Moscow Exchange registered the exchange-traded bonds program of Atomenergoprom JSC, the company holding Rosatom’s civil assets.
The exchange-traded bonds program and the securities prospectus were approved at a meeting of the Board of Directors of Atomenergoprom, which took place on 26 April 2021.
The total (maximum) par value amount of all issues of exchange-traded bonds placed under the exchange-traded bonds program is RUB 100 billion inclusive. The maximum maturity of the exchange-traded bonds placed under the program is 3640 days from the placement starting date. The program has no expiration date. The securities prospectus was registered at the same time as the exchange-traded bonds program.
The bonds are planned to be publicly offered using the Moscow Exchange trading and settlement systems. The exchange-traded bonds program may also include the placement of “green” or “social” bonds. The bonds placement was organized by Alfa-Bank, VTB Capital, Gazprombank, Moscow Credit Bank, Otkritie Bank, Rosselkhozbank, Sberbank KIB, Sovcombank.
The funds received from the placement of bonds under the program will be used to finance ROSATOM’s sustainable ("green") programs and projects. In particular, the first issue of the issuer's bonds under the approved program is planned in the amount of 10 billion rubles and intended to refinance the previously incurred Wind Energy program costs.
To date, NovaWind JSC (Rosatom’s wind power division) has already commissioned wind farms with a total capacity of 420 MW in southern Russia. Three more wind farms with a total capacity of 300 MW will be commissioned in the Stavropol and Rostov Regions by the end of the year. In total, NovaWind companies are to build wind power plants with a total capacity of 1.2 GW by 2024.
“Our commitment to sustainable development is enshrined in ROSATOM's strategy; to contribute to the climate change combat and produce low-carbon electricity based on nuclear and renewable sources of generation is our absolute priority. Our other strategic “sustainable” product areas include urban environment solutions, such as “Smart City”, nuclear medicine, environmental projects, etc. We believe it important to participate in the development of “sustainable” and “green” financing mechanisms in Russia, which in turn supports our strategic priorities in such projects,” said Alexei Likhachev, ROSATOM Director General.
ROSATOM (full name: State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom) is a diversified holding company holding energy, mechanical engineering, and construction assets.
ROSATOM’s strategy is aimed at developing low-carbon generation, including wind energy. ROSATOM is the national leader in electricity generation (over 20% of the total generation) and ranks first in the world in terms of the order portfolio for NPP construction: 35 power units in 12 countries are at different stages of implementation. ROSATOM is the only company in the world that has all competencies in the process chain of the nuclear fuel cycle, from natural uranium mining to the final stage of nuclear facilities life cycle.
ROSATOM’s scope also includes innovative nuclear and non-nuclear production, scientific research, the Northern Sea Route development and environmental projects, including the creation of environmental technology parks and a state system for handling hazardous industrial waste.
ROSATOM comprises more than 400 companies and organizations, employing over 275 thousand people. Since October 2020, ROSATOM has been a member of the UN Global Compact, the largest UN international business initiative in the area of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. rosatom.com
Atomenergoprom JSC (full name: Joint Stock Company Atomic Energy Power Corporation) is an integrated company holding civilian assets of the Russian nuclear industry. Atomenergoprom JSC offers a full nuclear energy production cycle, from uranium mining to NPP construction and power generation. The company considers product quality improvement, advanced technologies introduction and environmental management as its top priority. Atomenergoprom JSC has brought together many of the leading companies of the industry with more than 75 years of history. It has incorporated the unique experience accumulated across the entire range of nuclear fuel cycle technologies and NPP construction. This vast experience is the basis of the company leadership on the global nuclear technology market. http://atomenergoprom.ru/en/
NovaWind JSC is ROSATOM’s division, the main task of which is to consolidate Rosatom’s efforts in the advanced segments and on the technological platforms of the electric power sector. NovaWind JSC was founded in September 2017. The company consolidates all of the Rosatom’s wind energy assets, from design and construction to power engineering and wind power plant operation. In total, NovaWind companies are to build wind power plants with a total capacity of 1.2 GW by 2024.