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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Rolls-Royce is the number one supplier for digital instrumentation and controls for nuclear power plants.
- 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.