Kyiv had increased the purchase of fuel from Westinghouse

Киев увеличил закупки топлива у Westinghouse

Ukraine gets nuclear fuel from Sweden

Ukraine in five months of purchased the nuclear fuel at $175 million

Ukraine in January-may 2017 purchased nuclear fuel worth $175.5 million dollars. According to the State statistics service, during this period for Ukrainian nuclear power plants purchased fuel of Russian production by $92.8 million, Sweden – $82.7 million

The share of purchases by Ukraine of nuclear fuel in January-may 2017 the Russian company TVEL in monetary terms amounted to wins with 52.86%, the Swedish Westinghouse – 47,14%.

Note that for all of 2016 Ukraine has purchased nuclear fuel for 549 million, including the Russian manufacture on $ 387 million (about 70%), Swedish – 162 million dollars (about 30%).

It is obvious that in 2017 the share of Westinghouse has grown substantially and Ukraine moving away from Russian nuclear fuel.

Earlier, the President of Energoatom Yuriy Nedashkovsky confirmed the company’s intention in 2017 to buy six shipments of nuclear fuel of Westinghouse.

“Six games we are planning this year to purchase. Most likely, the part will go into the reserve, as we constantly shift schedule of repairs, plus one of the units that we buy, it becomes the extension of service life. Therefore, it may happen that we will purchase more than upload, but it’s within the same party”, – said the head of NAEC.

As reported Корреспондент.netin the near future the share of the American Westinghouse in Ukraine will be increased to 55%. This was announced by the President Petro Poroshenko during a recent trip to the United States.

Recall that the Westinghouse fuel will be used on two blocks of Zaporizhzhya. Permission was given by the State Inspectorate for nuclear regulation of Ukraine.

Ukraine will be built, the Swedish nuclear fuel plant