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More Westinghouse fuel for Ukraine

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

11 April 2014

South Ukraine NPP 48Ukraine's national electricity utility Energoatom has extended its nuclear fuel supply contract with Westinghouse through to 2020. The country primarily sources its nuclear fuel from Russia.

Ukrainian reactors operate through turmoil

Corporate

06 March 2014

Zaporizhzhya 48Ukraine's nuclear energy plants have operated continuously during the recent political crisis in the country, operator Energoatom has reported. However, future fuel supplies for the plants are uncertain.

Chernobyl ventilation stack removed

Waste and Recycling

10 January 2014

Chernobyl stack capping 48An old ventilation stack shared by units 3 and 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been dismantled. Its removal will allow a giant protective structure to be installed over the damaged reactor building in Ukraine.

First half of Chernobyl cover on the move

Waste and Recycling

01 April 2014

Chernobyl arch movement 48The first half of the Chernobyl arch has been assembled. It is now being gradually moved to make way for construction of the other half.

Decommissioning of Chernobyl units approaches

Waste and Recycling

19 February 2014

Chernobyl panoramic 48Work could soon start on decommissioning units 1 to 3 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine after a project to put the units into care and maintenance was approved by a state review authority.

Life extension for South Ukraine unit 1

Regulation and Safety

10 December 2013

South Ukraine (South Ukraine NPP)_48Ukraine's nuclear regulator has approved a ten-year licence extension for unit 1 at the South Ukraine nuclear power plant following major upgrade work. The unit is now licensed to operate beyond its original 30-year design lifetime.