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Nuclear Safety Cooperation

R1.07/97 On Site Assistance (OSA) at Novovoronezh NPP/Russia

Status
Closed
TACIS Region
Benefitting Zone
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
€ 257,067.47
EU Contribution
Contracted in 2003
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

12/02/2003 - 30/06/2004

Contractor

KERNKRAFTWERK GUNDREMMINGEN GMBH

Project / Budget year

ZZ0103 Nuclear Safety 2001 / 2001

Objectives

According to the intention of the European Union and the Russian Ministry of Atomic Power the operational safety assistance, which started with TACIS 96, continued with TACIS 97 with the same Western and Eastern Utility.

Similar to the procedure in TACIS 96 a joint Western/Eastern working team was to be set up to continue the work started in TACIS 96. In the present case RWE Energy (KGG) is the Consultant, contracted by the European Commission to provide operational safety assistance to Novovoronezh NPP.

Results

The projects defined under the TACIS budget 1997-2002 have been supported by the Western Utility in the following aspects:

  • setting up of 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.

This contract provided additional duration of On-site Assistance prior to the launch of a new OSA service contract for Novovoronezh NPP.