On January 28 and 29 on YuU nuclear power plant passes 2-day meeting of group of management of the project of qualification of nuclear fuel for Ukraine. On it is southern - the Ukrainian platform there arrived representatives of the Ministry of Energy of the USA, Pacific Severo - the western national laboratory (PNNL), supervising projects of the international help of the USA according to the program of nuclear safety, representatives of the Westinghouse company, Ministry of Fuel and Energy of Ukraine, NAEK "Energoatom" management, and also the Center of design of active zones (Kharkov).
Welcoming guests, the director general of OP "It Is Southern — the Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant" Vissarion Kim emphasized that the project very extensive. Many participants are involved in it, and his realization demands unity of efforts of all: curators, designers, suppliers of fuel and those who operates this fuel.
The main objective of the project - to prove safety of application of heatallocating assemblies of "Westinghouse" (TVS - W) for the VVER-1000 reactors which are operating in Ukraine. Speaking about a today's stage of its embodiment, the director of the department of the treatment of nuclear fuel and radioactive waste of executive management on production of NAEK "Energoatom" Georgy Raspopin reported: "At meeting it is reported - the planned program of works, generally, is carried out. During a meeting it is planned to discuss some technical nuances and to modify separate points of the program".
During 2-x days participants of a meeting together with experts of YuU nuclear power plant consider the questions connected with a condition of works on design and production of reloading party of Westinghouse fuel. Questions of its transportation and justification of safety of loading and operation in the State Committee of nuclear regulation of Ukraine are discussed.At meeting results are presented is skilled - commercial operation of system of monitoring of an active zone, and also other positions concerning work of 6 skilled TVS - W on is southern - the Ukrainian block No. 3 which proceeds since August 11, 2005, reports work Department with the public and mass media Is southern - the Ukrainian nuclear power plant.