EDF Submits A Binding Techno-Commercial Offer For Indian Nuclear Megaproject

Last week, EDF submitted to NPCIL the French binding techno-commercial offer to supply engineering studies and equipment for the construction of six EPR reactors at the Jaitapur site, India.

The offer is the culmination of the work carried out jointly with NPCIL further to the signature of the Industrial Way Forward Agreement on 10 March 2018 in Delhi.

It is based on the complementary skills of EDF and NPCIL and aims to build a long-term partnership between the French and Indian nuclear industries.

Among the main principles of the offer, EDF will provide the EPR technology, engineering studies, training services and the equipment for the construction of six reactors.

Moreover, Framatome will partner with GE Steam Power for the supply of the engineering studies and equipment for the conventional islands, all of which are to be equipped with French Arabelle steam turbines.

NPCIL will be responsible for the construction and the commissioning of each unit at Jaitapur, as well as for obtaining permits and consents, including certification of the EPR technology by the Indian regulator.

Read the EDF Press Release here.