Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a lifetime enterprise agreement from EDF Energy Generation to provide technical support and expertise for the lifetime of their current UK reactor fleet.
The agreement will cover all interfaces of work with a focus on EDF Energy’s reactor systems, reactor technology and plant performance to the end of the operating life of its existing fleet of advanced gas-cooler reactors.
Amec Foster Wheeler will provide a range of technical support including modelling and simulation and plant performance.
Clive White, president of Amec Foster Wheeler’s Clean Energy business, said: “This agreement will allow both parties to plan on a long term, strategic basis and invest in resources, tools and
facilities to secure safe, reliable operational performance, to deliver EDF Energy’s objectives for their nuclear stations.
“It further reinforces Amec Foster Wheeler’s long-term knowledge and expertise in the field of reactor support and will allow us to help ensure that EDF Energy can generate, clean, reliable and safe electricity for years to come.”
Amec Foster Wheeler’s clean energy business currently employs around 1,200 people in Knutsford and Birchwood in Chesire and 250 AT Sellafield and Barrow in Cumbria.