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Energoatom and American Westinghouse signed an settlement at the provide of nuclear gas to all nuclear energy plant (NPPs) in Ukraine on June 2 on the website online of Khmelnytsky NPP, the corporate instructed Interfax-Ukraine on June 3.
“In connection with the refusal to purchase Russian nuclear fuel, Energoatom agreed with its strategic partner, Westinghouse, to increase the supply of American nuclear fuel for all Ukrainian nuclear power plants,” the corporate stated.
We are speaking about each the provision of nuclear gas for current nuclear energy devices, and for those who Energoatom and Westinghouse are nonetheless making plans to construct in Ukraine.
Fuel deliveries can be made out of Westinghouse’s manufacturing website online at Västerås in Sweden.
“At the same time, production of fuel assembly components will be carried out in Ukraine on the basis of one of the separate divisions of Energoatom, which is currently completing the qualification for production of assemblies for Westinghouse fuel,” the corporate emphasised.
In addition, on June 2, Energoatom and Westinghouse signed two extra agreements at Khmelnytsky NPP: on expanding the collection of nuclear energy devices to be constructed the usage of the AP 1000 era in Ukraine from 5 to 9 devices, and on organising the Westinghouse engineering and technical middle in Ukraine.