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Nuclear Safety Cooperation

ON SITE ASSISTANCE TO RUSSIAN NPPS

Status
Closed
Russia
Benefitting Zone
Eastern Europe / North Asia
€ 495,456.72
EU Contribution
Contracted in 1993
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

21/06/1993 - 21/03/1994

Contractor

SUEZ-TRACTEBEL SA

Project / Budget year

WW9204 REGIONAL NUCLEAR SAFETY / 1992

Objectives

This project, the “On-Site-Assistance”, in short “OSA” aimed at an increase of the safety culture on the NPP. As in all other cases, the OSA was performed by an EU utility working with a team of Western and Russian experts.

General purpose of the OSA:

  • Definition of safety deficits;
  • Proposal for remediation with or without further financial EC support;
  • Definition of project proposals for EC to seek financial support for the selected project(s);
  • Preparation of “Technical Specifications” (TS) for equipment supply projects, when a project has been adopted by EC and Minatom;
  • Preparation of “Technical Terms of Reference” (TOR) for service projects, if considered necessary;
  • Assistance to EC and Beneficiary in the procurement process to purchase the equipment;
  • Assistance in the implementation/installation of procured equipment.

The Utility contracted by EC for this OSA was TRACTEBEL with participation of UNESA and ENEL.

Results

In particular in the framework of this OSA project, the Utility supported the selection, procurement and installation of the following projects on Kalinin NPP:

  • R1.03/92A
  • R1.03/92B
  • R1.03/92C
  • R1.03/92D
  • R1.03/92E
  • R1.03/92F