On March 16-18 on It is southern - the Ukrainian nuclear power plant (Nikolaevthe area) passes a seminar concerning acceptance control of reloading party of heatallocating assemblies (TVS) of Westinghouse firm (USA). Action is organized within implementation of the project of qualification of nuclear fuel for Ukraine. He will be seen off by consultants of the Ministry of Energy and Pacific North - the western national laboratory (PNNL) of the USA. About it reports work department with the public and YuU nuclear power plant mass media.
Specialists of nuclear power plant, representatives of the State center of quality, the Center of design of active zones of reactors, NAEK "Energoatom" managements participate in a seminar. In July - August, 2009 acceptance of forty two fuel cartridges of production of the Westinghouse company directly at manufacturer of nuclear fuel - in Sweden in Vasteras is necessary to the Ukrainian experts. These TVS then will be delivered to Ukraine for loading in an active zone of the reactor 3-го the power unit YuU nuclear power plant in January, 2010.
Before acceptance of loading party at manufacturer, for representatives of the Ukrainian organizations it was decided to hold an additional seminar. In its course information on features of audit of production of the fuel, based on the saved up at present American and world experience, and also opportunity to seize the techniques, allowing to define quality of production of TVS is provided to participants.
Components of the American fuel make at plants of the Czech Republic, Sweden and the USA. According to the representative of PNNL Richard Latorre, within the following stage of cooperation with Westinghouse firm which starts in 2011, it is planned to consider possibility of production of some elements at plant of separate division of NAEK "Energoatom" "Atomenergomash".