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Ukraine's Energoatom looks ahead to Rovno 3 life extension

Regulation and Safety

19 August 2015

Work is under way at the Rovno nuclear power plant in Ukraine to apply to extend the operating life of unit 3. Ukraine's State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate issued 20-year operating life extensions for units 1 and 2 nearly five years ago.

Ukraine aims to complete safety upgrade program in 2020

Regulation and Safety

07 August 2015

Energoatom has postponed the completion target date for its program to improve the safety of its nuclear power plants from 2017 to the end of 2020.

Russia disputes criticism of its role in Ukrainian projects

Corporate

10 July 2015

Rosatom has rejected Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk's claim that the Russian company failed to honour agreements on construction of a nuclear fuel fabrication facility and completion of units 3 and 4 at Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant.

Energoatom chief recalls highs and lows of first half-year

Corporate

12 August 2015

Ukraine's ability to manage the 2015-2016 heating season will depend on the ability of its nuclear power plants to cover winter peak load, Energoatom President Yuri Nedashkovsky said during a presentation of the state-run company's first-half financial results yesterday.

Chernobyl Confinement arch joined together

Waste and Recycling

28 July 2015

Chernobyl - joining of the western and eastern parts of the arch - 48The 'western' and 'eastern' halves of the arch of the New Safe Confinement at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine have been joined together, SSE ChNPP, the state company tasked with managing the plant, said on 24 July.

Energoatom welcomes government go-ahead for electricity exports

Nuclear Policies

08 July 2015

The Ukrainian government's approval last month of a pilot project to transfer electricity from unit 2 of the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant to the European Union will not only fund the addition of two reactors, but will also "open up new prospects" for the country to export power to European markets, the head of Energoatom said yesterday.