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.
Yuri Trutnev visited the floating nuclear power plant (FNPP), where he met with the director of the station Vitaly Trutnev. The director made a presentation on the FNPP, its key objectives, results and performance indicators.
Vitaly Trutnev noted that as a result of the replacement and construction of new heat supply networks, Pevek would switch to a closed heat supply system from the floating nuclear power plant by the end of October 2021.
Rosatom has completed the development of nuclear fuel for the RITM-200S small modular reactor designed for the upgraded floating power units.
A plenary session "Great opportunities for SMR" was held at "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.
The Memorandum of understanding fixes the next steps for Russian-Myanmar cooperation in the framework of small modular reactors project implementation in Myanmar.