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[cdn-nucl-l] Re: Russia to Create World's First Floating Nuclear Power Plant
Nuclear.ru (news) has announced about this at October 29, 2002 too.
Subject: Minister of the Russian Federation on atomic energy A. Rumyantsev
has approved Preliminary design of the floating power unit with reactors
Minister of the Russian Federation on atomic energy Alexander Rumyantsev has
signed the executive decree "Preliminary design approval of the floating
power unit (design code 20870) with reactors KLT-40Ñ for nuclear low power
thermoelectrical plant" at October 19, 2002. Before that executive decree
was signed by "Rosenergoatom" President Oleg Saraev and Russian
Shipbuilding Agency Director V. Pospelov. The three-stage approval of the
Preliminary design is caused by its "floating" specific character.
The Preliminary design of the floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) has
developed by the Russian Atomic Energy Ministry, the Russian Shipbuilding
Agency enterprises with other organizations cooperation. Concern
"Rosenergoatom" has served as a Principal. "Low Power Engineering" has
served as a managing company (real-estate developer). Closed Company "
Atomenergo" and Central Design Office "Iceberg" are as the General Designer
of the floating nuclear power plant. "OKBM" company, "Kaluga Turbine" plant
and NPO "Aurora" have been presented as a nuclear reactor and main systems
designers. The FNPP is designed with power output 70 MWatt (electric) and 50
GKal/hour (thermal energy).
The Preliminary design of the FNPP has considered and agreed by the Russian
Shipbuilding Agency and the Russian Atomic Energy Ministry primary
organizations, as well as by Regulatory Authorities of Russia. The positive
results of public and state ecological examination, and Regulatory
Authority of Russia (GAN) expertise company (NTC NRS) conclusion are
obtained. Secundum the Declaration on purpose, signed at September, 2000 and
the Arkhangelsk Regional State Decree # 279 dtd May 28, 2002 are accepted to
promote construction of FNPP at Severodvinsk site.