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24 November 2022
The prospects for SMR projects in Russia and the world were discussed at ATOMEXPO-2022

A plenary session "Great opportunities for SMR was held on November 22, at the XII International Forum "ATOMEXPO-2022" in Sochi where the prospects and current agenda for the development of SMR projects in hard-to-reach and isolated regions of the world were discussed.

22 November 2022
ROSATOM and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar signed the Мemorandum of understanding

The Memorandum of understanding fixes the next steps for Russian-Myanmar cooperation in the framework of small modular reactors project implementation in Myanmar.

18 November 2022
ROSATOM delegation took part in the UN’s 27th Climate Change Conference

November 18, 2022 – ROSATOM took part in the 27th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, 6-18 November 2022.

30 August 2022
Keel-laying ceremony for the first Arctic-type Floating Power Unit with RITM-200 transport reactor vessels

The keel-laying ceremony for the first Arctic-type Nuclear Floating Power Unit (NFPU) with RITM transport reactor vessels has taken place at the shipyard in China.

21 June 2022
ROSATOM to Build Small Nuclear Power Plant in Yakutia Under Far Eastern Concession Program

On June 16, on the sidelines of the XXV St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Rosatom signed a cooperation agreement.

21 June 2022
ROSATOM and Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Plan to Build Small NPP with SHELF-M Reactor

On June 16, on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg Economic Forum, ROSATOM and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) signed an agreement on intentions and a procedure for organizing cooperation for promoting projects involving a small nuclear power plant based on the SHELF-M reactor.

21 January 2022
ROSATOM presents full Small Modular Reactors product line at EXPO 2020

20 January 2022, Dubai, UAE – ROSATOM, a global technological leader, has hosted Small Modular Reactors Day, the key event of its ‘Breakthrough Technologies for a Sustainable Future’ programme at EXPO 2020, which is currently taking place in Dubai.

20 January 2022
ROSATOM and Seligdar sign Energy Supply Agreement for Kyuchus gold deposit

At Expo 2020 Dubai, which hosted the Russian Day of Small Modular Reactor Nuclear Power Plants on January 20, 2022, Rusatom Overseas JSC (a company of ROSATOM) and PJSC Seligdar signed an Agreement on the Supply and Consumption of Energy Generated by a Small Modular Reactor Nuclear Power Plant (SMR NPP) to develop the Kyuchus gold deposit in Ust-Yanskiy and Verkhoyanskiy districts of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

20 January 2022
ROSATOM and Kyrgyzstan Agree to Cooperate on SMR NPP Construction

On the sidelines of Expo 2020 in Dubai, where on 20 January 2022 Russian nuclear SMR technology was presented, ROSATOM and the Ministry of Energy and Industry of the Kyrgyz Republic signed the Memorandum of Cooperation on the construction of small modular reactor nuclear power plants.

20 January 2022
Russia and the Philippines Plan to Perform Pre-Feasibility Study on SMRs in the Philippines

20 January 2022 – As part of the Small Modular Reactors (SMR) Day at the World Expo 2020 exhibition in Dubai, ROSATOM and the Department of Energy (DOE) of the Republic of the Philippines presented a joint action plan to elaborate nuclear power plants (NPP) using the Small Modular Reactor (SMR) technology through a Pre-Feasibility study.

21 October 2021
TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM manufactures trial nuclear fuel assembly for the first land-based SMR plant

Elemash Machine-building plant, a fabrication facility of ROSATOM’s TVEL Fuel Company in Moscow region, has manufactured an experimental nuclear fuel assembly for the RITM-200N reactor, which will be installed at the world's first land-based small modular reactor nuclear power plant (SMR NPP) in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

12 October 2021
Environmentalists praise world’s only floating NPP for high efficiency and eco-friendliness

12 October 2021 – Rosatom’s floating nuclear power plant in the Russian city of Pevek has been visited by a public expedition for the very first time. Led by Alexey Yekidin, a leading researcher at the Institute of Industrial Ecology of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the expedition united ecologists, academics, and representatives of public associations.

7 September 2021
Small Nuclear Generation in Yakutia to Use ‘Far Eastern Concession’ Mechanism

On September 3, 2021, on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum, the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and ROSATOM have signed an agreement to implement a carbon-free nuclear generation project.

7 September 2021
Atomflot and GDK Baimskaya LLC sign preliminary agreement on electricity supply

3 September 2021 – ROSATOM-subsidiary FSUE Atomflot and Kaz Minerals-controlled GDK Baimskaya LLC signed a preliminary agreement on the supply of electricity for the operation of the Baimsky mining and processing plant – the largest copper and gold project (in terms of estimated reserves) in the post-Soviet space. The agreement was signed in Vladivostok in the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum, as part of a comprehensive investment plan for the development of the Baimskaya ore zone.

9 August 2021
Rusatom Overseas Receives Russian Regulator’s License for Nuclear Installations Construction

The Russian nuclear regulator, the Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision (Rostekhnadzor), has granted a license to Rusatom Overseas JSC allowing the company to build nuclear installations at nuclear power plants.

30 July 2021
Rosatom to build four power units to supply electricity to the Baimsky mining and processing plant

Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 23 July 2021 - ROSATOM and GDK Baimskaya LLC have signed an agreement to jointly implement a project to supply power to the Baimsky mining and processing plant (Baimsky GOK), which is located in Russia’s Chukotka Autonomous Okrug. The agreement was signed by ROSATOM Deputy Director General and Director of the Northern Sea Route Directorate Vyacheslav Ruksha and GDK Baimskaya LLC’s Chairman of the Board of Directors Oleg Novachuk. The signing ceremony took place as part of the ROSATOM-organised event “Arctic Day

15 April 2021
Floating NPP to Begin Heating Host Town of Pevek by Late 2021

On April 5, 2021, Yuri Trutnev, representative of the Russian president in the Far Eastern district paid visit to the northernmost city of Russia – Pevek (Chukotka Autonomous District). Roman Kopin, the governor of the district, and Pevek authorities accompanied the representative.

24 December 2020
SMR NUCLEAR POWER PLANT TO BE BUILT IN YAKUTIA BY 2028

On 23 December 2020, ROSATOM and the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) signed an agreement on electric power tariff formation principles for the small modular reactor (SMR) power plant construction project with RITM-200 reactors in Ust-Kuyga, Ust-Yansky District, Russia.

29 October 2020
FNPP "Akademik Lomonosov" awarded as Nuclear Project of the Year by the jury of the Asian Power Awards

In October, the Akademik Lomonosov, built by the State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom”, received the prestigious Asian Power Awards, becoming the best nuclear power plant of the year.

14 September 2020
Akademik Lomonosov: One year in Pevek

In September, the city of Pevek marked one year since the arrival of the floating power unit (FPU) Akademik Lomonosov, which being exploited here as part of a floating nuclear thermal power plant.

30 June 2020
Heat from a floating nuclear power plant was first delivered to the city heating network in Pevek

Today the first heat from the floating nuclear power plant (FNPP, the plant of JSC "Concern Rosenergoatom", Rosatom state atomic energy corporation’s division) was supplied to the 5th microdistrict of Pevek (Chukotka).

22 May 2020
Rosatom: world's only floating nuclear power plant enters full commercial exploitation

One-of-a-kind floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) “Akademic Lomonosov” has been fully commissioned in Pevek, Chukotka region in the Russian Far East.

19 December 2019
Rosatom's first-of-a-kind floating power unit connects to isolated electricity grid in Pevek, Russia's far east

The floating power unit (FPU) Akademik Lomonosov has been connected to the grid, generating electricity for the first time in the isolated Chaun-Bilibino network in Pevek, Chukotka, Russia's Far East.

14 September 2019
Rosatom's first-of-a-kind power unit docks ahead of commission in Chukotka

The floating power unit Akademik Lomonosov has arrived at the port of its permanent location in Pevek, Chukotka, in Russia's Far East, where it is being docked to start operations by the end of this year.