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US Westinghouse to build 2 reactors at Khmelnytskyi Nuclear Power Plant

by Asami TerajimaNovember 22, 2021 2:19 am

The U.S.-based Westinghouse Electric Company signed a contract with Ukraine’s state nuclear operator Energoatom on Nov. 22. The agreement outlines the construction of two AP1000 reactors at the power plant in Khmelnytskyi, a regional capital in western Ukraine.

In September, Westinghouse signed a memorandum with Energoatom to deliver four nuclear reactors for up to $30 billion.

Ukraine’s aging nuclear plants provide more than half of the country’s electricity.

Asami Terajima
Asami Terajima
National reporter

Asami Terajima is a national reporter at the Kyiv Independent. She previously worked as a business reporter for the Kyiv Post focusing on international trade, infrastructure, investment and energy.

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