Govt could put Energoatom under its command
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine could put National Nuclear Generating Company Energoatom, which is currently managed by the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry, under its command.
The draft resolution on moving Energoatom under control of the government was discussed at a meeting of the governmental committee on January 12, 2018.
Energoatom is the operator of all four Ukrainian-based operating nuclear power plants, which have 15 VVER reactors with an overall generating capacity of 13.835 gigawatts.
The company also operates the Tashlyk hydroelectric pumped storage power plant with a 302 MW capacity in turbine mode and Oleksandrivka hydropower plant with an 11.5 MW capacity, which together with Yuzhnoukrainsk nuclear power plant make up the South Ukrainian energy complex