Ukrainian national joint-stock company ENERGOATOM signed a memorandum of mutual
understanding with the Korean Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) and the Korean
Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP). The Ukrainian and South Korean companies have
agreed to develop cooperation in designing, launching, operation and technical
servicing of NPPs.
week a Ukrainian delegation studied Korea's experience of NPP construction,
particularly, its economic and technical parameters, visited construction
grounds where new nuclear reactors OPR-1000 and APR-1400 are being built.
to Ukrainian experts, the world's and domestic experience of running nuclear
reactors, the relevant domestic infrastructure and domestic stock of natural
uranium give an opportunity to make a choice in the favor of enhanced safety
reactors on slow neutrons of the water-cooled under pressure type (PWR/BBEP
and four PHWR reactors are functioning in Korea, securing almost half of energy
generation of the country.