Amec Foster Wheeler wins nuclear decomm deal

Energy Voice

Amec Foster Wheeler has won two contracts with the UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority to overcome its technical challenges.

The research and development frameworks are part of an overall package worth up to £12m and are being shared by 10 consortia, including the two led by Amec Foster Wheeler.

Andy White, vice president for decommissioning at Amec Foster Wheeler’s clean energy Europe business, said: “These awards deal with some of the industry’s biggest technical challenges and position us at the vanguard of innovation. The awards also enhance and further hone our expertise and put it at the service of the NDA.”

Yvonne Morris, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s research manager, added: “Overall we were delighted with the high quality of the submissions and look forward to working with the organisations on our strategic R&D programme. We now have new multi-supplier contracts aligned with our key strategic themes. With many new organisations involved for the first time we will have broad input into addressing our R&D requirements.”