Russia - Russia’s floating nuclear power plant spurs local development

Pevek, the most northern port in Russia, has hosted a meeting to discuss the commissioning of the Akademik Lomonosov floating nuclear heat and power plant (FNPP), moored at the town.

The meeting on 26 February was attended by representatives of plant owner/operator nuclear utility Rosenergoatom and the government of the Chukotka Autonomous Region.

The main topics discussed included the construction of the FNPP’s coastal infrastructure facilities and the development of social amenities in Pevek.

The residents of Pevek and the city administration were primarily interested in how the floating nuclear plant can take over the function of heat supply to the city.

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