On July 31, 2017 the contracts were signed
between JSC Atomstroyexport and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL)
for priority design works, working design and supply of the main equipment for
Stage III of Kudankulam NPP.
“The project for construction of Units
5&6 of Kudankulam NPP is passing to the practical implementation phase.
Designing begins, as well as development of procurement procedures of the main
equipment of the Russian production to complete Stage III of the Indian nuclear
power plant”, said Mr. Andrey Lebedev, the Vice-President on projects in the
Southern Asia, JSC ASE EC.
On June 1, 2017, in Saint-Petersburg, in
the course of the XVIII Annual Russian-Indian Summit, ASE Group of Companies
and Nuclear Power Corporation of India signed the General Framework Agreement
for construction of the Kudankulam NPP third stage in Tamil Nadu state (India).
The intergovernmental credit protocol was also signed under which Russia has
extended a credit for the delivery of equipment and documentation for the
construction of the NPP third stage. The agreement envisages the construction
of Kudankulam NPP power units 5 and 6 under Russian design.
On 13.07.2017 an approval for these three key
contracts was obtained from the Rosatom State Corporation, the RF Ministry of
Economic Development and the Ministry of Finance.
19.07.2017 the NPCIL Board of Directors approved signing of the three contracts
on Units 5&6 of Kudankulam NPP.
Kudankulam NPP is constructed as per
Atomenergoproekt JSC design with VVER-1000 MW power units, which fully
satisfies the requirements of valid regulatory and technical documents of
Russia, IAEA and which is certified for compliance with the requirements of
European operating organizations club (EUR).
Kudankulam NPP is constructed in Tamil Nadu
state of India within the scope of Russian-Indian agreement dated November
20th, 1988 and its attachments dated June 21st, 1998 and the Agreement as of
December 08, 2008.
General Contractor (regarding detailed
design, equipment supply and technical assistance) is JSC Atomstroyexport.
General Designer is Atomenergoproekt. Customer is the Nuclear Power Corporation
of India (NPCIL).
about the company:
АSE Group of Companies was established
within the framework of development of Rosatom engineering division, by uniting
three leading companies of the industry: (JSC ASE EC - JSC Atomstroyexport -
JSC Atomenergoproekt - JSC ATOMPROEKT).
ASE is one of the global leaders in
nuclear power engineering and holds 30% of the global NPP construction market.
ASE has representative offices, branch
offices and operational offices operating in 15 countries around the world,
with almost 80% of its portfolio coming from the projects abroad.
Besides the company also provides services
in the field of NPP decommissioning, construction of facilities for RAW and SNF
management, research reactors, thermal power plants as well as a full range of
EPC, EPC(M) and PMC services for any complex engineering assets. ASE Company
develops and implements an innovative Multi-D project management system in the
area of complex engineering objects construction which allows more efficient
budget, time frame and quality management.
The company is headed by Valery
Limarenko, President of the Company, Doctor of Economics.