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Westinghouse and Turboatom extend partnerships

Westinghouse and Turboatom extend partnerships

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Date : Oct 02, 2017 12:22 PM

Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plants and Thermal Power Plants will receive equipment worth $207 million

Westinghouse Electric and the Ukrainian company PJSC Turboatom have signed an extended Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in order to coordinate and cooperate on increasing the capacity of Ukraine’s nuclear power plants. 

«This strategic cooperation with Turboatom is an excellent example of how Westinghouse is committed to providing our customer, Energoatom, with innovative technical solutions to further improve plant capacity, efficiency and safety,» said Aziz Dag, Westinghouse vice president and managing director, Northern and Eastern Europe. «We also look forward to working with other local Ukrainian suppliers to support our activities related to the potential Energy Bridge Project in Ukraine.» Within the timeframe of the potential Energy Bridge Project, a significant power uprate of existing Energoatom VVER-1000 reactors in Ukraine is needed. There are currently 13 VVER-1000 type reactors operating in Ukraine.

«Turboatom signed contracts for 5.5 billion hryvnia (206.9 million dollars). They concern the supply of equipment to Ukrainian NPPs and TPPs. Also, the contracts concern the increase in the capacity of the operating power units of Ukrainian NPPs in cooperation with WestinghouseElectricSweden AB,» said Volodymyr Groysman, the Prime Minister of Ukraine.

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