Volga |

NMZ to manufacture reactors for atomic power plant

20 Sep '07
Nizhny Novgorod-based Machine Building Plant (NMZ) is to build KLT-40C reactors for floating atomic power plant (APP) in distant north territories. The production is supposed to start with six to eight reactors.

Two reactors are particularly to be used in Severodvinsk for low power floating APP. Others are to go to Vilyuchinsk (Kamchatka) and Pevek (Chukotka). Another Nizhny Novgorod-based company OKBM named after Afrikantov plans to provide APP with power-generating units. Floating APP building in remote oil- and gas-bearing parts in the north is being negotiated as well.

Experts say there are 40 atomic power-generating units to be built in 25 years in Russia that will add 9% of power production. During the same period of time Rosatom will try to build 40 to 60 atomic power-generating units abroad.

The construction of floating APP comes up to $200m and is supposed to pay itself back in seven years.
Publish in Twitter
Write to Facebook
Google Buzz
Write to LiveJournal
Show in MM
Share MK
COMMENT ON THIS STORY
Find Related Content

Tags: Rosatom (78) / Gasprom (4) / floating (2) / Pevek (1) / atomic power plant (0) / Vilyuchinsk (0) / OKBM named after I.I.Afrikantov (0) / KLT 40C (0) /

Latest News: Volga
22 Jul '14 | Technology & innovation | Industry, manufacturing
18 Jul '14 | Industry, manufacturing | Technology & innovation
15 Jul '14 | Finance, business | Technology & innovation
 

Feature stories

17 Jul '14
Entomologists from St. Petersburg State University...
19 Jun '14
Tomsk-based Technology Market has come up with its...
Search (News archive - 18821)
Russian Venture Capital Market Overview

Latest News

24 Jul '14
A university postgraduate in Siberias Tomsk has...
24 Jul '14
Seed-stage residents of the Nizhny Novgorod Business...
23 Jul '14
The first Russo-Chinese University, to be built in...

Most read stories from last week

22 Jul '14
Skolkovo and California-based digital security...
22 Jul '14
Samara State Aerospace University in the mid-Volga...
23 Jul '14
A new battery charging system is being developed in...