Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin expressed confidence that the replacement of critical hardware and software from foreign to domestic would strengthen Russia’s energy security.
How it transmits RIA Newshe held a meeting with Boris Kovalchuk, Chairman of the Board of the Energy Company Inter RAO.
“The replacement of critical software and hardware at all of our Russian units … will absolutely ensure and strengthen the energy security of the country,” Mishustin emphasized.
According to him, the achievement of Russia’s technological sovereignty is impossible without “a full cycle in all critical areas of work”, including in the energy sector.
In March, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree banning government agencies from using foreign software at critical infrastructure facilities from January 1, 2025.
On December 13, Deputy Energy Minister Eduard Sheremettsev said that the department plans to completely replace the ministry’s foreign software with domestic software in 2023.
Similarly, according to him, they will do with technology.