- Russia has successfully tested the world’s first floating nuclear power plant (NPP),Akademik Lomonosov.The nuclear plant is operated by Rosatom,state-run atomic energy corporation in Russia.
- Akademik Lomonosov is a non-self-propelled powership.The ship was named after Academician Mikhail Lomonosov.The nuclear power plant is powered by its twin KLT-40S reactor system.
- Floating nuclear power plant is basically a mobile,low-capacity reactor unit operable in remote areas isolated from the main power distribution system or in places hard to access by land.
- They are designed to maintain both uninterruptible power and plentiful desalinated water supply in remote areas.
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