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RASU JSC and Framatome-Siemens consortium sign contract to supply automated process control systems for Hungarian Paks-2 Nuclear Power Plant

October 23, 2019 | 1 min |

MOSCOW, Oct. 23, 2019 – Rusatom Automated Control Systems JSC (RASU JSC), a subsidiary of Rosatom State Corporation, and the Franco-German consortium Framatome-Siemens signed an agreement to manufacture, deliver and commission automated process control systems for the Paks Nuclear Power Plant Units 5 and 6, located in central Hungary. This award was based on the results of a competitive call for bids.

The document was signed by CEO of RASU JSC Andrei Butko, Managing Director of Framatome GmbH Carsten Haferkamp, Vice President Sales Nuclear I&C of Siemens AG Jens König, and Commercial Sales Director Nuclear I&C of Siemens AG Jens Bostelmann.

According to the signed agreement, the Framatome-Siemens consortium will manufacture and supply the equipment for automated process control systems, as well as conduct its certification and qualifications, including compliance with information security requirements.

“Framatome is proud to provide automated process control systems for Paks-2 in conjunction with our partner, Siemens,” said Frédéric Lelièvre, senior executive vice president in charge of Sales, Regional Platforms and the Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Business Unit at Framatome. “Our high-performing people have been commissioning automation systems at nuclear power plants in Russia for many years. With Paks-2, we are delighted to use our expertise in I&C for VVER reactors in Europe, and add to a long list of successful projects with Rosatom.”

RASU JSC is responsible for the technical management and integration of work at all stages of the project, including the supervision of equipment and systems of process control systems.

“Everything that we do together with Framatome and Siemens in the field of industrial control systems is aimed at ensuring the high requirements of European customers. We highly value the level of trust between our organizations and are confident that our cooperation will expand,” said Butko.

 

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Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. With worldwide expertise and a proven track record for reliability and performance, the company designs, services and installs components, fuel, and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants. Its more than 14,000 employees work every day to help Framatome’s customers supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical low-carbon energy.

Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).