He believes that the centre will help to understand the long-term perspectives of energy development, minimize the risks and guarantee energy safety of the country.
“One of the options is to create the Institute on the basis of the Energy Studies Centre under the Nazarbayev University, which has a logistics, laboratories, staff and the mechanism of attraction of world scientists,” Minister said.
He offered two possible approaches to determination of the Institute’s specialization.
“The first approach envisages search for the new types of energy on the basis of thermal nuclear synthesis and etc. The second approach envisages studying development of famous renewable sources of power, such as solar and wind, as well as new types of energy and the issues of further improvement of the existing technologies, generation, storage and transportation of energy,” Kapparov added.