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Ukrainian head of state stresses role of nuclear power

Ukrainian head of state stresses role of nuclear power

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko yesterday highlighted the important role nuclear power plays in the country’s energy mix, particularly in terms of reducing its dependence on natural gas. Poroshenko was speaking during his working trip to the Mykolaiv region, where the South Ukraine nuclear power plant and the Tashlyk pumped storage plant form the South Ukrainian Energy Complex.

Nuclear Policies 05 March 2019


Chernobyl confinement structure systems begin operation

Chernobyl confinement structure systems begin operation

While commissioning of some of the equipment and technological systems within the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement progresses, many of the systems are now in operation.

Waste & Recycling 08 February 2019


Ukraine highlights role of science in nuclear sector

Ukraine highlights role of science in nuclear sector

The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine has launched a target programme for scientific research, Nuclear and Radiation Technologies for the Energy Sector and Social Needs for 2019-2023. The resolution was adopted on 16 January, following a meeting of the presidium of the institution, chaired by its president, Boris Paton.

Corporate 21 January 2019


Energoatom reaches milestone with Westinghouse fuel supply

Energoatom reaches milestone with Westinghouse fuel supply

Westinghouse has produced its thousandth fuel assembly for VVER-1000 type reactors - for South Ukraine nuclear power plant, Energoatom said on 20 November. The assemblies were produced by its Västerås subsidiary.

Uranium & Fuel 22 November 2018


Ukraine, USA extend nuclear safety cooperation

Ukraine, USA extend nuclear safety cooperation

Ukraine and the USA have agreed to extend by five years an existing agreement on cooperation in improving nuclear safety and the regulation of civil nuclear facilities in Ukraine.

Nuclear Policies 15 November 2018


Channel removal work trialled at Chernobyl

Channel removal work trialled at Chernobyl

A fuel channel, together with a control and protection system channel, have been removed from the reactor of unit 1 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. The work was carried out as part of research into developing a plan for dismantling the three undamaged units at the plant.

Waste & Recycling 12 November 2018


Mission reviews Chernobyl waste management

Mission reviews Chernobyl waste management

International Atomic Energy Agency experts have carried out a mission to review a feasibility study for the creation and location of new facilities for the management of radioactively contaminated materials at Chernobyl.
 

Waste & Recycling 27 July 2018


South Ukraine 3 fully loaded with Westinghouse fuel

South Ukraine 3 fully loaded with Westinghouse fuel

Westinghouse Electric Company has announced that unit 3 of the South Ukraine nuclear power plant has becomes the first VVER-1000 reactor anywhere to operate with fuel assemblies not supplied by Russia.

New Nuclear 20 July 2018


Turboatom and Toshiba team up for turbine upgrades

Turboatom and Toshiba team up for turbine upgrades

Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator Energoatom has welcomed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Ukraine's Turboatom and Japan's Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation.

Corporate 05 July 2018


IAEA reviews safety at South Ukraine unit 3

IAEA reviews safety at South Ukraine unit 3

South Ukraine (South Ukraine NPP)_48An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts yesterday completed a review of long-term operational safety at unit 3 at the South Ukraine nuclear power plant. The Pre-SALTO (Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation) team reviewed the plant's organisation and programmes related to long-term operation, including human resources and knowledge management.

Regulation & Safety 26 April 2018