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Nuclear Safety Cooperation

On site assistance to Kalinin NPP

Status
Closed
Russia
Benefitting Zone
Eastern Europe / North Asia
€ 1,023,147.98
EU Contribution
Contracted in 1999
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

18/03/1999 - 18/11/2003

Partner

Rosenergoatom

Contractor

SUEZ-TRACTEBEL SA

Project / Budget year
  • WW0002 Interest late pay 2000 / 2000
  • WW9715 Nuclear Safety 1997 / 1997

Objectives

According to the intention of the European Union and the Russian Ministry of Atomic Power, the support to operational safety assistance, which started with TACIS 1992 continued with TACIS 97, involving the same Western and Eastern Utility 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 Tractebel was the Consultant, contracted by EC to provide operational safety assistance to Kalinin NPP.

Results

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

Preparation of technical specifications (TA);
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.