Alstom wins nuclear equipment contracts in China

CHINA - Through a partnership with Shaanxi Diesel Heavy Industry Company Limited, Alstom China Limited recently won contracts to supply nuclear power equipment for a series of Chinese projects from China Nuclear Power Engineering Company Limited CNPEC, which is the general contracting arm of China National Nuclear Corporation CNNC, and the CNPEC, which is the general contracting arm of China Guangdong Nuclear Power Corporation CGNPC.

These contracts are worth about $55 million in total.

According to these contracts, Alstom will supply five emergency diesel generators EDGs to units 5 and 6 of Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant in the Jiangsu province, and will provide liquid purification equipment LPE by evaporation-stripping five nuclear plants in China, including units 5 and 6 of Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant units 3 and 4 of Ningde Nuclear Power Plant and units 3 and 4 of Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant in East China's Fujian province units 1 and 2 of Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Plant in the Guangxi province and units 1 and 2 of Yangjiang Nuclear Power Plant in the Guangdong province. All of this equipment will be used on CPR 1000 reactors, which are the pressurized reactors modified and improved by Chinese technology.

As reported, the ordered equipment will be manufactured in China, mainly by Alstom Wuhan Engineering and Technology Company Limited.

As a leading supplier for China's nuclear industry, Alstom has been supporting the development of China's nuclear power industry ever since its involvement in the construction of Daya Bay, the first major nuclear power plant in China, 20 years ago. Partnering with Dongfang Electric Corporation, Alstom has been involved in most of China's major nuclear projects, such as Taishan, Lingao I & II, Hongyanhe and many others, by supplying key nuclear equipment.



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