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Myanmar-Russia Cooperation: Virtual Tour to Floating Nuclear Power Plant

18 May 2024
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2024-05-18 11:48

Department of Atomic Energy under the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Russian Rosatom State Atomiс Energy Corporation jointly launched the Virtual Tour to floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) Akademik Lomonosov at the Nuclear Technology Information Center in Yangon on May 17.

In-Charge, Nuclear Technology Information Center, Dr. Zaw Lin Oo said "Akademik Lomonosov is the world's first and only floating nuclear power plant developed by the Russian Rosatom State Atomiс Energy Corporation. This plant stationed in the Russian Far East can generate 70 MW of electricity. The world's only floating nuclear power plant includes coastal infrastructure and the Akademik Lomonosov floating power unit (FPU) equipped with reactors."

Construction of the floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) Akademik Lomonosov designed by the Russian Rosatom State Atomiс Energy Corporation began in April 2007 with a cost of 336 million USD. It’s commissioned into service in December 2019.

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