Erlangen, Germany, April 27, 2010 - A consortium comprising AREVA and Siemens Energy will supply digital supervision, protection and control (I&C) systems for units 3 & 4 of the Mochovce nuclear power plant in Slovakia. Slovenske Elektrarne a subsidiary of the Enel Group, is completing the construction of two reactors based on VVER (Pressurized Water Cooled and Water Moderated) technology.
The new power plant units will be equipped with TELEPERM XS safety I&C supplied by AREVA and SPPA-T2000 operational I&C from Siemens. Unit 3 is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2012, whereas unit 4 will be online in 2013. With references in more than 40 nuclear power plants worldwide the two matched I&C systems are the benchmark in digital I&C for nuclear power plants.
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