NNEGC Energoatom and Westinghouse signed a Memorandum on the construction of new power units in Ukraine worth up to $30 billion

Head of State Enterprise NNEGC Energoatom Pyotr Kotin and President and Chief Executive Officer of Westinghouse Patrick Fragman signed a Memorandum of Cooperation, which provides for the deployment of Westinghouse AP1000 reactors in Ukraine, the press service reports.

The Memorandum provides for the participation of Westinghouse in the completion of the fourth power unit of Khmelnytskyi NPP using AP1000 technology and four more power units of other nuclear power plants in Ukraine. The total estimated cost of the project is about $30 billion.

“In the long term, the use of the American AP1000 technology - a proven generation III + reactor plant with a capacity of about 1100 MW with passive safety systems and unique features in terms of standardization that reduce construction time and cost - will enable Energoatom to ensure a high level of safety, reliable operation of the nuclear power plant. generation, its innovativeness and respect for the environment,” the head of NNEGC Energoatom Petro Kotin said.

Tags: NPP, NNEGC "Energoatom", USA, foreign affairs, , KhNPP, investments, nuclear power plant, power unit, The Ministry of Energy, Kotin

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