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Nuclear Safety Cooperation

Balakovo NPP/Russia and Hardware Project

Status
Closed
All Countries
Benefitting Zone
Worldwide
€ 884,647.18
EU Contribution
Contracted in 1997
TACIS
Programme
Technical Assistance to the Commonwealth of Independent States

Details

Type of activity

On Site Assistance

Nature

Services

Contracting authority

European Commission

Method of Procurement

Direct Agreement & AV DA

Duration

07/08/1997 - 07/01/2003

Contractor

RWE POWER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT

Project / Budget year
  • WW0002 Interest late pay 2000 / 2000
  • WW9608 Nuclear Safety 1996 / 1996

Objectives

According to the intention of the European Union and the Russian Ministry of Atomic Power the operational safety assistance, which started with TACIS 92, continued with TACIS 96 with the same Western and Eastern Utilities and NPPs.
Similar to the procedure in TACIS 92, a joint Western/Eastern working team was to be set up to continue the work started in TACIS 92.
In this case RWE Energy is the Consultant, contracted by the European Commission to provide operational safety assistance to Balakovo NPP.

Results

The projects defined under the TACIS budget 1996 have been supported by the Western Utility in the following aspects:
• Setting up a Technical Specification (TS);
• Agreement with EC and Beneficiary on the TS;
• Assistance in the procurement process;
• Assistance in custom clearance;
• Assistance in installation of the equipment;
Further general assistance has been given by the Western Utility in upgrading safety culture on the NPP.