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St PETERSBURG, June 20 (Itar-Tass) - Russian energy sector authorities have designated a new place of location of the Academician Lomonosov floating nuclear power plant, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin was told Thursday as the visited the Baltic Plant Shipbuilding /BZS/ company here.
The plant will be located of the shore of the Chukchi Peninsula to provide electricity and heating for houses, mineral resource deposits and industrial facilities in the town of Pevek. Earlier plans indicated that the plant will be positioned in Vilyuchinsk, a population center in the Kamchatka territory.
The floating nuclear plant is being built upon an order of the company Rosenergoatom and its commissioning has been scheduled for September 2016.
The project costs 7.7 billion rubles /USD 1=RUB 32.0/. At present, the assembly of equipment and component systems, as well as installation of various technological units on the ship is coming to an end.
According to the Baltic Plant’s shipyard Director General, Alexander Voznesensky said along with it that no less than two years will be need upon the completion of construction works to test and adjust all the component mechanisms of the power generating unit and it will be highly desirable to do all the adjustment operations right at the site where the plant be anchored.