Ukraine will begin construction of 4 nuclear reactors.  Work will begin this year

Ukraine intends to start work on four new nuclear reactors this year, Reuters reports. They have to make up Expansion of the Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant In western Ukraine.

Two of the units are scheduled to rely on Russian-made technology and equipment. Ukraine intends to import this from Bulgaria. The next two plans will use Western technology from energy equipment manufacturer Westinghouse.

The Rzeszów-Chmielnicka electric line connects the Chmielnik Nuclear Power Plant to Poland. Allows power transmission up to 200 MW.

According to Ukrainian Energy Minister Herman Haloshenko, the new reactors aim to rebuild the country's energy potential, which has been damaged by Russian attacks on critical infrastructure.

As we wrote in money.pl, Ukraine With its four nuclear plants It is the energy powerhouse of Europe. It ranks third in terms of nuclear generation potential on the ancient continent. According to data reported by industry portal nuklear.pl, the total installed capacity of 15 Ukrainian units is 13,835 MW of power. It represents more than half of the electricity produced in Ukraine.

Data from Forum Energii Ukraina show that our neighbors also have one of the largest energy systems in Europe. Nearly half of the energy comes from thermal power plants. Most use hard coal, but a much smaller proportion of thermal power plants also burn gas and fuel oil – enumerates the Energii Forum. The problem is that those with greater potential are located in the eastern and central parts of the country, in Donetsk, Luhansk, Kharkov, Zaporozhye and the Dnieper. Some of them fell under the control of the self-declared republics of Donetsk and Luhansk.

Even under the conditions of the Russian invasion, Ukraine has production potential about 55 gigawatts of power, It not only fueled its economy, which is one of the most energy-consuming economiesBut it was also able to sell surplus production to neighboring countries.

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