Rosatom floating reactors plans

Rosatom hopes to complete the first pilot floating nuclear reactor by May 2010, Sergei Kiriyenko told journalists. He also said that Rosatom is considering about ten possible sites for its floating reactors - in Yakutiya (four stations), Chukotka, Yamal, and the Arctic.

A story in World Nuclear News has some details - the first reactor will stay in Severodvinsk, the second one, to be completed in 2012, will serve Pevek in Chukotka. These two are supposed to be 35 MWe KLT-40S nuclear reactors. Reactors in Yakutiya are reported to be a smaller ABV-type reactors.