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Energoatom signs amendment to Holtec contract

Waste and Recycling

26 January 2015

Energoatom and Holtec International have signed an amendment to their contract to build a central used fuel storage facility at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and the supply of used nuclear dry cask storage systems.

Westinghouse 'significantly' expands fuel supply in Ukraine

Nuclear Policies

31 December 2014

Westinghouse and Energoatom have agreed "to significantly increase" nuclear fuel deliveries to Ukrainian nuclear power plants until 2020.

Ukraine unveils new nuclear research facility

New Nuclear

08 December 2014

Kharkov Neutron Source - 48Ukraine's Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology has completed the construction of a nuclear research facility called Neutron Source that will be used to treat cancer.

Transformer fire at South Ukraine plant extinguished

Regulation and Safety

16 January 2015

A fire caused by a short circuit in the AT-1 grid automatic transformer of the South Ukraine nuclear power plant was extinguished within two hours yesterday, Energoatom, the country's state-owned nuclear power plant operator, said today.

Ukraine rethinks Khmelnitski ties with Russia

Nuclear Policies

17 December 2014

Ukraine plans "to denounce" its intergovernmental agreement with Russia to build two new reactors at the Khmelnitski nuclear power plant, Energoatom president Yuri Nedashkovsky said yesterday.

Westinghouse dismisses 'link' between fuel and Zaporozhiya fault

Regulation and Safety

08 December 2014

Westinghouse Electric Company has rejected as incorrect claims in some media reports that a problem with a nuclear power reactor in Ukraine ten days ago was linked to its nuclear fuel.