Westinghouse and Framatome Boost Cooperation In Czech Nuclear Sector

This week, ENS Corporate Members Westinghouse Electric Company and Framatome have signed several agreements aiming at boosting the cooperation in the Czech nuclear sector with the state power company ČEZ and other local companies.

Westinghouse Signs More Agreements For Potential AP1000 Deployment In Czech Republic

Last Tuesday, Westinghouse Electric Company signed further Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with companies in the Czech Republic related to cooperation on the potential deployment of an AP1000 nuclear power plant for the Dukovany-5 project and other potential AP1000 projects in Central Europe.

The MoUs signed with 10 companies will establish cooperation with the companies involved in areas including the production and supply of valves, technological equipment, crane services, piping systems and automation and control and field instrumentation.

The latest MoUs add to seven agreements signed with local companies in the Czech Republic in January.

Read the full NucNet story.

Framatome and Westinghouse to supply fuel to Temelín NPP

On 13th April, Westinghouse and Framatome have been awarded a long-term contract by Czech utility ČEZ for the supply of nuclear fuel assemblies to the Temelín nuclear power plant.

Under the contract, deliveries of fuel will start in 2024 and continue for approximately 15 years.

Due to diversification, two suppliers were finally selected so that ČEZ Group could reliably ensure a continuous supply of fuel assemblies for the Temelín nuclear power plant’s reactors in the future, thus minimising the risks of a possible supply outage

the company said.

Read the World Nuclear News story.