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ROSATOM and Framatome sign instrumentation & control design support contract for Finnish Hanhikivi-1 NPP

ROSATOM and Framatome sign instrumentation & control design support contract for Finnish Hanhikivi-1 NPP

Helsinki, December 31 - Neftegaz.RU. Framatome GmbH and Rusatom Automated Control Systems (RASU), a subsidiary of Rosatom, signed a contract to provide technical support in design and integration of instrumentation and control (I&C) system for the Hanhikivi-1 Nuclear Power Plant in Finland. 

Frédéric Lelièvre, senior executive VP in charge of Sales and the I&C Business Unit at Framatome said:
  • We are delighted to provide our I&C expertise and partner with RASU to support the construction of the Hanhikivi-1 NPP
  • This contract marks another highlight of Framatome’s continuing collaboration with RASU
  • It demonstrates our unique capabilities to support Russian reactor designs in the field of I&C
Andrey Butko, CEO of RASU noted:
  • Our partners from Framatome have an extensive experience in nuclear technologies and innovations
  • This contract will help us to let our Finnish counterparts better understand how we comply with safety requirements
  • and how to deliver I&C equipment within the established time frame
Denis Simagin, I&C Director of the Finnish RAOS Project Oy (part of REIN, a company of Rosatom) noted:
  • The Hanhikivi-1 NPP project is now at the licensing stage
  • The main task is to prepare design and technical documentation for the Finnish nuclear regulator for NPP safety assessment
  • This cooperation will enable us to use the know-how of our partners in I&C design and licensing in Finland and other European countries
Under the terms of the contract, Framatome will provide consulting support for I&C system integration and design in the NPP construction project based on VVER-1200 reactor. The role of RASU is to review design documentation and to be I&C technical leader and integrator for Hanhikivi-1 NPP.

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