Russia plans floating nuclear power plant by 2016

 Russia plans floating nuclear power plant by 2016

Caption: Akademik Lomonosov

Russia says it will complete the world’s first floating nuclear power plant by 2016.
Construction began in 2007 on the floating station, called the Akademik Lomonosov, but the project has not yet become fully operational after several delays. The project consists of a 70-MW nuclear power plant in the hull of the ship Akademik Lomonosov.  It was supposed to be completed by 2017, but the region where it will be located is behind on building the necessary coastal infrastructure, according to The Moscow Times.
Subscribe to Nuclear Power International magazine

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...