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Russia commissions world’s first floating nuclear power plant

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 25, 2020
Akademic Lomonosov, the world’s first floating nuclear power plant (NPP), has been fully commissioned in Pevek, Chukotka region in the Russian Far East.
Akademic Lomonosov
Floating   Akademic Lomonosov
The NPP was built by Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom via its electric power division Rosenergoatom.

Topics: Russia

Rosenergoatom director Andrei Petrov said: “Today we can consider the floating nuclear power plant construction project successfully completed. We finished our main task for this year – fully commissioned the FNPP in Pevek, Chukotka region.

“Today, it officially becomes the 11th nuclear power plant in Russia and the northernmost one in the world.”