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Kotin elaborates Ukraine's AP1000 plans

Kotin elaborates Ukraine's AP1000 plans

Ukraine's Energoatom would like to license Westinghouse's AP1000 technology after the initial five units that are already being planned, the company's CEO, Petro Kotin, said in an interview with EnergoBusiness magazine. Energoatom is currently weighing up its options for suppliers to its programme.

New Nuclear 13 January 2022


Ukraine pushes for domestic uranium supply

Ukraine pushes for domestic uranium supply

A programme to make Ukraine self-sufficient in uranium by 2027 has been approved by the country's cabinet. Nuclear power is planned for significant expansion beyond the 54% of electricity it already provides in Ukraine.

Uranium & Fuel 05 January 2022


Export support for NuScale to Ukraine

Export support for NuScale to Ukraine

The US Trade and Development Agency announced it will support Ukrainian authorities to assess NuScale's small reactor technology, with a view to future exports. A gap analysis will compare the technology to the Ukrainian regulatory system to identify potential problems and make recommendations.

New Nuclear 17 December 2021


Westinghouse signs initial contract for Ukrainian AP1000s

Westinghouse signs initial contract for Ukrainian AP1000s

A contract signed by the Ukrainian nuclear operator Energoatom and US vendor Westinghouse will trigger the engineering and procurement of components for the first of several AP1000s planned for Ukraine. The country is planning as much as 11 GWe of new build by 2040.

New Nuclear 22 November 2021


Ukrainian review of NuScale SMR safety assessment

Ukrainian review of NuScale SMR safety assessment

The US Department of Energy is funding an independent review by a technical advisory body to Ukraine's nuclear regulator of the NuScale Power Module Safety Analysis Report. This review will be made available to any utility in Ukraine interested in deploying NuScale Power's small modular reactor technology.

Regulation & Safety 19 November 2021


Transfer of used fuel to Ukrainian facility set to start

Transfer of used fuel to Ukrainian facility set to start

Ukraine's nuclear power plant operator, Energoatom, is conducting the final pre-commissioning trials of the Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility at the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The company's acting president recently inspected simulation tests of the removal of nuclear fuel from unit 3 of the Rovno nuclear power plant using technology supplied by Holtec International of the USA. The transfer of fuel to the CSFSF is scheduled to begin next year.

Waste & Recycling 18 November 2021


Completion of Khmelnitsky 3 'begins' in Ukraine

Completion of Khmelnitsky 3 'begins' in Ukraine

Work has already started to complete Ukraine's Khmelnitsky 3 using AP1000 technology. Engineers from Westinghouse are at the site, taking stock and considering how to complete the unique project, according to plant owner Energoatom.

New Nuclear 09 November 2021


Chernobyl waste facility nears operation

Chernobyl waste facility nears operation

Final testing is underway at the facility which will receive, process and dispose of solid radioactive waste from the decommissioning of Chernobyl. "This is a very important event," said the acting director general of Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Valery Seyda. "The last 'long-term construction' at the site is finally moving towards completion."

Waste & Recycling 27 October 2021


Energoatom plans rapid start to AP1000s

Energoatom plans rapid start to AP1000s

Work on Ukraine's first AP1000 project could begin before the end of this year, the acting president of Energoatom, Petro Kotin, has said. The first project would be completion of Khmelnitsky 4, using unused parts from the cancelled VC Summer project in the USA.

New Nuclear 21 October 2021


Energoatom faced with 'criminal scheme'

Energoatom faced with 'criminal scheme'

Energoatom of Ukraine has had its bank accounts seized by the country's Ministry of Justice over a relatively small debt from 2011. The company called the action "sabotage against the state", as the union of nuclear power workers prepares to protest outside the ministry.

Corporate 07 October 2021