|Russia Prepares Floating Nuclear Plant
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|Author:||KingCobra [ Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:43 am ]|
|Post subject:||Russia Prepares Floating Nuclear Plant|
Russia is planning to dispatch the vessel, its first floating nuclear power station, on a 4,000-mile journey along the Northern Sea Route, in a milestone for the country’s growing use of nuclear power in its plans for Arctic expansion.
If all goes to plan, the Akademik Lomonosov will be towed to the Arctic port of Pevek this month, where it will use its twin nuclear reactors to provide heat and energy to homes and support mining and drilling operations in Russia’s mineral-rich Chukotka region.
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