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Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom says it has begun transporting used nuclear fuel from its operating reactors to the newly built and commissioned Holtec-engineered Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility (CSFSF) known as a Consolidated Interim Storage (CIS) Facility in the US. The CSFSF is expected to save approximately $200m a year compared with the previous practice of transporting used fuel to Russia for reprocessing. “Today, Ukraine is entirely self-sufficient in the strategically crucial area of storage and management of the used nuclear fuel discharged by its reactors eliminating a critical constraint in the continued generation of electricity by the nation’s nine reactors,” Energoatom noted.

Date: Wednesday, 03 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsoperations-begin-at-ukraines-used-fuel-dry-storage-facility-11406011

US-based Westinghouse has signed an agreement with Ukraine on the purchase of equipment for the expansion of Khmelnitsky NPP. The agreement was signed by Ukrainian Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko, nuclear utility Energoatom President Petro Kotin and Westinghouse CEO Patrick Fragman. “We have signed an important contract for the supply of reactor island equipment for the Khmelnitsky NPP power unit 5, which will be built using AP1000 technology.” Kotin said. “I consider this to be a milestone event in the development of the domestic nuclear industry. This will be the first-ever non-Soviet (by origin) power unit to be built by Energoatom in Ukraine. It will have a power over 1,100 MWe with a safe and reliable Generation III+ nuclear reactor.”

Date: Thursday, 21 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-to-supply-equipment-for-new-unit-at-khmelnitsky-npp-11387306

Energoatom and Holtec have announced that Ukraine's new Centralised Spent Fuel Storage Facility (CSFSF) is up and running receiving used nuclear fuel from the country's nuclear power plants.

Date: Thursday, 21 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ukraine-s-centralised-fuel-storage-facility-fully

Ukraine's Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko, Energoatom President Petro Kotin and Westinghouse CEO Patrick Fragman have signed an agreement on the purchase of equipment for what is to become Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant unit 5.

Date: Tuesday, 19 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ukraine-and-Westinghouse-sign-agreement-for-Khmeln

The contract will see Urenco continuing to supply Ukraine's Energoatom with enriched uranium until 2035, with an option to extend the contract to 2043. 

Date: Friday, 01 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Urenco-agrees-supply-deal-with-Energoatom-to-2035

Energoatom and Holtec International are planning to build a plant in Ukraine for the production of containers, which are currently made in the USA, for storage of used nuclear fuel. The two already have joint plans for the construction of a plant in Ukraine to manufacture equipment for Holtec small modular reactors.

Date: Thursday, 09 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Holtec-to-produce-containers-for-used-fuel-in-Ukra

The large increase in proposed new nuclear energy projects has led the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) to establish a pre-licensing system based on the approach used by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.

Date: Saturday, 21 October 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ukraine-brings-in-pre-licensing-assessment-for-nuc

Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom and US Westinghouse Electric Company have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate on the development and deployment in Ukraine of the Westinghouse AP300 small modular reactor (SMR). The agreement, signed by Energoatom President Petro Kotin and Westinghouse CEO Patrick Fragman, establishes a joint working group to collaborate on contracting, licensing and the local supply chain. Ukrainian Energy Minister Herman Galushchenko, who attended the signing ceremony, said SMR technology is very promising for Ukraine, especially in terms implementing its Energy Strategy of until 2050.

Date: Saturday, 16 September 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsenergoatom-and-westinghouse-to-co-operate-on-ap300-deployment-11150438