Rosatom said that once in operation the facility will be both the world's only operational floating nuclear power plant and the northernmost nuclear installation. Akademik Lomonosov will replace the Bilibino nuclear power plant and the Chaunskaya thermal power plant, which are being retired. According to Rosatom, the Akademik Lomonosov floating nuclear power unit (FPU) is the main project of the series of mobile transportable power units of low power. It is designed to work as a part of the Floating Nuclear Thermal Power Plant (FNPP) and is of a new class of power sources on the basis of Russian technologies of nuclear shipbuilding. Floating nuclear power plant safety concernsThe FPU is the unique and the world’s first project of the mobile transportable power unit of low power.
Source: The North Africa Journal November 06, 2018 06:45 UTC