Rolls-Royce signs contract to deliver Spinline Neutron Instrumentation System to Nuclear power plant in Slovakia

Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed a contract with Slovenské elektrárne a.s., Slovakia’s largest power generating company, for the delivery of a Spinline™ Neutron Instrumentation System to the Mochovce nuclear power plant in Slovakia.

The System will be installed in units 3 and 4 of Mochovce, which are under construction.

Benoit Chabre, Rolls-Royce Managing Director of Instrumentation & Control, said: “Central Europe is an important market for Rolls-Royce and I am very pleased that Slovenské elektrárne, the second largest power generating company in Central Europe, has entrusted us to provide digital nuclear instrumentation systems for Mochovce units 3 and 4.”

Rolls-Royce is a world leader in the delivery of Neutron Instrumentation System technology, with more than 40 years of successful operation in 104 nuclear reactors worldwide. Rolls-Royce digital nuclear instrumentation solutions are designed to simplify operation and maximise performance.

Rolls-Royce has also delivered the Spinline™ Neutron Instrumentation System to all four units of the Dukovany nuclear power plant in the Czech Republic.

  1. Rolls-Royce, a world leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, has established a strong position in global markets – civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine and energy.
  2. Rolls-Royce employs over 39,000 skilled people in offices, manufacturing and service facilities in 50 countries. The Group has a strong commitment to apprentice and graduate recruitment, and to further developing employee skills.
  3. In 2009, Rolls-Royce invested £864m on research and development, two thirds of which had the objective of further improving the environmental aspects of its products, in particular the reduction of emissions.
  4. Annual underlying revenues were £10.1bn in 2009, of which about half came from services revenues. The firm and announced order book stood at £58.3bn at 31 December 2009, providing visibility of future levels of activity.
  5. Rolls-Royce delivers wide-ranging capabilities across the nuclear cycle from concept to through-life and life-extension. With nuclear expertise including component manufacturing, licensing, project management, supply chain management as well as world-class engineering, the company has been a key player in the nuclear industry for over 50 years.
  6. Rolls-Royce is the number one supplier for digital instrumentation and controls for nuclear power plants.
  7. In Central Europe, Rolls-Royce is headquartered in Prague in the Czech Republic. It has a marine production facility in Poland and a marine service centre in Croatia. More than 600 Rolls-Royce aero engines are in service in the Central European region, powering a broad range of civil, corporate and military fixed-wing and rotary aircraft. Rolls-Royce turbines and waterjets power vessels of the Bulgarian Navy, the Romanian Navy and Polish armed forces. Rolls-Royce has a broad range of turbines serving the energy sector in service in Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. Rolls-Royce RB211 turbines keep the gas flowing along a pipeline that runs from the Ukraine to Germany. Rolls-Royce also has a number of supplier agreements with companies in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania.

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