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Russia’s floating NPP (FNPP), Akademik Lomonosov, now moored at Pevek in the Arctic northeast, has supplied 10GWh of electricity to the Chukotka network since it was connected to the local grid on 19 December, nuclear utility Rosenergoatom reported on 24 January.

Date: Tuesday, 28 January 2020
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The floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov was today connected to the grid, generating electricity for the first time in the remote Chaun-Bilibino network in Pevek, in Russia’s Far East. The achievement followed Russian regulator Rostekhnadzor's provision of an operating licence, as well as permission to connect to the northern electricity grid maintained by Chukotenergo JSC. Connecting the plant to Pevek's heat networks will be completed next year.

Date: Friday, 20 December 2019
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Russia’s Rostelecom will provide satellite communication channels for the world's first floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) the Akadmik Lomonosov, which docked at Pevek in Chukotka on 14 September.

Date: Tuesday, 01 October 2019
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The Akademik Lomonosov has docked at its base in Pevek, an Arctic port town in the country’s far northeast. Photo courtesy Rosatom. Russia’ first floating nuclear power station, the Akademik Lomonosov, has successfully docked at its base in Pevek, an Arctic port town in the country’s far northeastern autonomous district of Chukotka.

Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom said the station, accompanied by an icebreaker and two tugboats, arrived at a specially constructed wharf at Pevek after an 18-day, 9,000 km journey from its original base in Murmansk, where fuel was loaded into the reactors.

The 21,000-tonne vessel has two Russian-designed KLT-40S reactor units with an electrical power generating capacity of 35 MW each, sufficient for a city with a population of around 200,000 people.

Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
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