KYIV. May 25 (Interfax-Ukraine) – President of National Nuclear Generating Company Energoatom Yuriy Nedashkovsky has signed the order to introduce an electronic procurement system in all the divisions of the company, the press service of Energoatom has reported.
“The decision was made after analyzing the results of the use of the electronic procurement system in the company’s division, Management of Affairs. Over the period of the realization of the pilot project using the system over 15 trading session were held, and over UAH 230,000 was saved compared to the use of the usual procedure [around 25% of the total sum],” the press service said.
By using the electronic procurement system, the divisions of Energoatom will purchase goods, labor and services for which a permanently operating market exists and their cost is equal to or more than UAH 10,000, does not exceed UAH 1 million for goods and services and UAH 5 million for labor. Energoatom will hold tenders via the Prom.ua and e-tender.biz electronic sites.
On October 31, 2014, Energoatom signed a memorandum with Transparent Procurement LLC to create a transparent and effective state procurement system in Ukraine. On February 12, 2015 Energoatom became the first state company in Ukraine which held a tender via the electronic state procurement system.
Energoatom operates all four nuclear power plants in Ukraine. It operates 15 power units of Zaporizhia, Yuzhnoukrainsk, Rivne and Khmelnytsky nuclear power plants, equipped with water-cooled power reactors, which have a total installed electrical capacity of 13.835 GW.