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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.

23 August 2019
First-of-a-kind floating nuclear power unit Akademik Lomonosov leaves Murmansk for Pevek

The world’s only floating power unit (FPU) Akademik Lomonosov set sail for its final destination of Pevek, Chukotka, in Russia's Far East, where it will provide a stable supply of clean energy.

28 June 2019
Floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov has received an operating license

Rosenergoatom JSC (part of the Power Division of ROSATOM) has obtained a license to operate nuclear installation of the floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) The Akademik Lomonosov for 10 years, until 2029.

19 April 2019
World's only floating nuclear power unit to begin commercial operations in Russia

After a series of successful and comprehensive tests, including on its twin KLT-40 reactor system, the unique floating nuclear power unit (FPU) “Akademik Lomonosov” is ready to start commercial operations.

6 December 2018
Rosatom reports power start-up of the world's only floating nuclear power unit

Reactor unit No.1 of the world’s only floating power unit (FPU), Akademik Lomonosov, was turned on at 10% of its capacity.

2 October 2018
The Akademik Lomonosov completed charging its nuclear reactors with fuel

The Baltijskiy Zavod specialists completed loading nuclear fuel into the second of two reactors – the portside reactor – of the world-only floating nuclear power plant ‘Akademik Lomonosov’, which is based on the site of FSUE Atomflot (a ROSATOM’s subsidiary) in Murmansk.

19 May 2018
Floating nuclear power unit Akademik Lomonosov has arrived in Murmansk to be loaded with fuel

Akademik Lomonosov, the nuclear floating power unit (FPU), has been moored in Murmansk where it was towed from Saint Petersburg to be loaded with fuel.

28 April 2018
The world's only floating nuclear power unit Akademik Lomonosov takes the sea

The world's only floating nuclear power unit (FPU) ‘Academik Lomonosov’ has left the territory of Baltiyskiy Zavod in St. Petersburg, where its construction had been carried out since 2009, and headed to its base in Chukotka.