The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry met with representatives of CNNC China Zhongyuan Engineering Corporation on April 15.
The parties discussed prospects and opportunities for cooperation in the nuclear energy sector. In particular, there was raised an issue of conducting a tender for the determining of a private partner to participate in a public-private partnership project The Ukraine-European Union Energy Bridge.
The team of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry noted the openness of the competition and the provision of equal conditions for all participants should be ensured.
The Chinese party emphasized on the potential of Ukraine in the field of energy and expressed interest in possible participation in the project The Ukraine-European Union Energy Bridge, the completion of power units No. 3 and No. 4 at Khmelnitsky NPP.
The participants of the meeting stressed that due to joint efforts of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry, NJSC Energoatom and CNNC corporation, a number of measures have been taken in recent years on possible joint development of projects in the nuclear energy.
The meeting was attended by Director of the Department of Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Industrial Complex Oleh Korikov, Deputy Head of the Department, Head of the Maintaining of Prospective Development of Fuel and Energy Complex Volodymyr Novyk and Hao Shiping, China Zhongyuan Engineering Corporation official representative in Ukraine.