Framatome, GE Steam Power and Rosatom signed a MoU on Belene NPP Project
French-based company Framatome, Russian State company Rosatom and GE Steam Power signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the framework of the strategic investor selection procedure for the Belene Nuclear Power Plant, in Bulgaria.
According to the MoU, the companies will work together to participate in the tender for the construction of Belene NPP.
As reported by Rosatom’s Press Release, if the Russian company should become a strategic investor, then General Electric will be considered as the partner of an Arabelle based turbine-generator set and Turbine Hall Equipment, while Framatome SAS as the key partner of Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Systems for the Bulgarian NPP.
This collaboration is not new for these companies. They have already successfully cooperated on other international projects, like Paks-2 (Hungary) and Hanhikivi-1 (Finland).
Moreover, Rosatom and General Electric cooperate within the framework of the Akkuyu NPP project in Turkey and the El-Dabaa NPP project in Egypt.