Rosenergoatom obtains a license to operate FNPP

12 July 2019

Rosenergoatom JSC (part of the Power Division of ROSATOM) has obtained a license to operate the nuclear installation of the floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) The Akademik Lomonosov for 10 years, until 2029. The license was issued by the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service (Rostechnadzor).

The builder (Baltijskiy Zavod JSC) is expected to hand over FNPP to the customer (Rosenergoatom Concern JSC) before the end of June. In Pevek, it is planned to complete FNPP on-shore and hydraulic structures as well as infrastructure which will provide for transmission of electricity to the power grids of Chukotenergo and heat to the heat supply lines of the city.

It is expected that FNPP will release first kilowatt-hours of electricity in December 2019. In the future, FNPP should replace generating capacities of Chaun-Bilibino Energy Hub – Chaun TPP in Pevek and Bilibino NPP in the city of Bilibino. FNPP placed in Pevek will create conditions for the expedite socioeconomic development of Chaun Municipality and Chukotka as a whole. Besides, FNPP will become one of the key infrastructure elements under the program of development of the Northern Sea Route.

Back to the news archive...

top
  bottom
KCI Publishing Copyright © 2019 - Disclaimer - Privacy statement