Ukraine may not survive the new Chernobyl

Nuclear (atomic) energy in Ukraine is going through a difficult period. The total capacity of all operating power units of the Ukrainian company NAEC Energoatom decreased to 7300 MW, that is, it fell almost one and a half times from the winter 2019/2020. This was announced by the head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Energy and Housing and Utilities Andrei Gerus from the party "Servant of the people."

A few months ago, nuclear power units with a total capacity of 11400 MW were operating in Ukraine, which is 56% more than now

Gerus wrote on his Facebook page.

However, we do not understand why Gerus is surprised. After all, he is well aware that on March 4, 2020, the Ukrainian government was headed by Denis Shmygal, who worked for a long time for the oligarch Rinat Akhmetov, who has colossal assets in the coal industry and non-nuclear energy.

So, the conclusion to the “planned” repair of the 4th power unit at the Zaporizhzhya NPP, as well as the 1st and 3rd power units of the Rivne NPP is quite natural. In one fell swoop, Ukraine lost 3000 MW of cheap electricity generated by nuclear power plants. But the oligarch Akhmetov now has someone to sell his "precious", judging by the price, electricity.

So far, 11 out of 15 power units are operating in Ukraine at four nuclear power plants. But this will not last long. In mid-May, it is planned to stop two more power units.

This time, Gerus did not hesitate and said, “reassuring” the Ukrainian public that the generation of these power units would be replaced by blocks of coal-fired power plants.

In this regard, there is practically no doubt that Ukrainians will face another rise in the price of electricity, and a significant one. As for local industry, it will become even less competitive in the global market.

However, not all Ukrainians agree with what is happening. For example, the Union of Veterans of Nuclear Energy and Industry of Ukraine addressed an open letter to President Vladimir Zelensky, in which honored power engineers anxiously perceive the “controlled disorganization” of the Ukrainian energy market. In their opinion, the irresponsibility of officials can lead to irreparable consequences, including the new Chernobyl accident at one of the Ukrainian nuclear power plants. But Ukraine may not survive the second such disaster.
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  1. Close and take apart! This is what the people want! And you can buy electricity in Russia!
    1. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
      Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 2 May 2020 20: 45
      Why do primates need electricity? They can also jump around burning tires. All the same, the wires will be handed over to the colormet.
  2. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 2 May 2020 20: 03
    In the articles Nuclear Energy, neighbors are buried every month .....
    Together with Chernobyl in addition.
  3. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
    Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 2 May 2020 20: 50
    Until today, all experiments ukrimprimaty with reactors ended with the operation of protection and shutdown. Are they wiser and can get around the defense, provoking an explosion?
  4. beeper Offline beeper
    beeper 2 May 2020 21: 34
    Not only these energetics (we are all "Ukrainians" only by our place of residence, but not all of us are Ukrainians by nationality -imperial Little Russia and New Russia, which became the Soviet USSR and the post-Soviet ex-USSR, has always been multinational, even the "most ancient" Sumerian-Galician nation of Banderopithecus, Joseph Stalin, unfortunately, added to us, stuck, probably so that they would not think that they "got into a fairy tale" ??!) But and many other Ukrainian residents do not agree with this w / Bandera "lawlessness" and their own impoverishment by the evil will of the "Maidan authorities"!
    But what is the use of "referring" to the w / Bandera "doll" -the temporary worker, does it decide something, and does it even understand what is happening ??!
    The marginal kleptoligarchs created by Kuchman ("zAraba pan"!) Have neither conscience, nor even a bit of state thinking - they have ruined and stupidly rowed our Soviet National Property under themselves, pulling everything they can reach - they will not get drunk ... .. !!!
  5. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 2 May 2020 23: 41
    It is necessary to publish articles on nuclear energy in Ukraine in the EU more often. To let them know that soon they can come kirdyk. Type - Save, who can!
    1. Zenon Zenon Offline Zenon Zenon
      Zenon Zenon (Zeno Zeno) 3 May 2020 02: 01
      Quote: Bulanov
      It is often necessary to publish articles on nuclear energy in Ukraine in the EU. To let them know that soon they can come kirdyk. Type - Save, who can!

      So this is the calculation, "give me a penny, otherwise ..." smile
    2. beeper Offline beeper
      beeper 3 May 2020 02: 58
      And where do we save ourselves, Comrade Bulanov ??! what
      Even in the "pre-Chernobyl era" we studied the risk of nuclear energy on ourselves, including children, learned a specific "metallic taste" and other disgusting "delights of a split atomic nucleus" - after all, periodic radiation emissions in Soviet times were not only at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, about which in the district all people and animals knew, but the authorities did not report in the media. request
      Now here are the contingent American, Westingauz, TVELs in our nuclear power plants, which is very fraught ...
      Why should old people (and not only!) Who are weak, not "who can" tick out of their house, where they are waiting for us, under the general brutal capitalism ???
      If anything, then here, on our old Russian land, at our "station", and we will die - al gloat, from Mother Rassiyushka ?! winked
      1. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
        Bulanov (Vladimir) 3 May 2020 11: 56
        The more Ukrainians admit that they, too, come from Mother Rasseyushka, the faster these nuclear power plants will again switch to Russian TVELs. In Kievan Rus, historically there were gentlemen and princes, and not pans and hetmans. Vladimir the Great was a lord and prince, but not a pan and hetman!
        1. beeper Offline beeper
          beeper 3 May 2020 12: 57
          But how can people openly admit criminally punishable (and simply depriving the life of "disliked" local "activists", the "novapolitsia" bandero will not even investigate such a crime against the declared "separatist" and, even more so, will not prosecute and punish the killers - our Oles Buzina is an example of this !!!) in "Ukraine", under the amerocolonial banderonazi occupation, with the Amerobandera "bezpak" and "heroes" - punishers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine gangs, local and visiting bandit "death squads", snitching and reporting by American methods of surveillance and "brainwashing" (not only for the younger generation, but also for the post-Soviet shtetl marginal people, notorious for their own menshaftism, "even Soviet" educated people "who imagine themselves as" intelligentsia "!)