Russia has accredited the operation of the floating nuclear energy plant Akademik Lomonosov. The authority stated on 9 December it had accredited the venture in Russia’s northernmost metropolis of Pevek that’s being funded by Rosenergoatom, the nuclear energy plant operator subsidiary of Rosatom. Akademik Lomonosov homes two 35 MW KLT-40S nuclear reactors, just like these utilized in Russia’s nuclear-powered ice breakers. The keel of Academician Lomonosov was laid in April 2007 at Sevmash in Severodvinsk, however in August 2008 Rosatom cancelled the contract – apparently because of the navy workload at Sevmash – and transferred it to the Baltic

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