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Smolensk NPP: On Site Assistance

 
Smolensk NPP: On Site Assistance

Description

Objective

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 97 with 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 the present case British Energy is the Consultant, contracted by the European Commission to provide operational safety assistance to Smolensk NPP.

Result

The projects defined under the Tacis budget 1997 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.
The Western Utility in upgrading safety culture on the NPP has given further general assistance.


General Information

Title: 
Smolensk NPP: On Site Assistance
Programme: 
TACIS
Amount: 
€ 846.560,96
Budget year: 
1997
Countries: 
Russia
Nature: 
Services
Types of activities: 
On Site Assistance
NPP: 
Smolensk
Duration (months): 
28
Contracting authority: 
European Commission
Contractors: 
British Energy
Status: 
Closed
CRIS number: 
25682
Old reference: 
98-0390
Project reference: 
R1.05/97
Decision number: 
TACIS/1997/000-453
Method of procurement: 
Direct Agreement
Signature date: 
01/12/1998
Effective contract date: 
01/12/1998
Contract end date: 
01/04/2001
Closure date: 
01/04/2001