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Energoatom welcomes choice of vendor

Nuclear Policies

14 July 2014

Ukraine’s cabinet of ministers has a "completely new attitude" towards nuclear power and supports the idea of building new reactors using technology "of Western design", Energoatom President Yuri Nedashkovskiy has said.

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


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.

Ukraine expects own used fuel facility in 2017

Waste and Recycling

02 July 2014

Ukraine has rekindled a long-held ambition to have its own storage facility for used nuclear fuel with the signing on 24 June of a revised contract with Holtec International.

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.