On May 14, JSC «Rusatom Automated Control Systems» (JSC «RASU») and Chinese company CTEC (China Techenergy Co. Ltd) under China General Nuclear Power Corp. (CGN) signed the Memorandum of Understanding at the X Anniversary International Forum «ATOMEXPO 2018», stipulating agreements on implementing joint projects on the Russian, Chinese and third parties’ domestic markets. The cooperation is aimed at improving the reliability, economic efficiency and competitiveness of Instrumentation and Control Systems (I&C) of NPP units.
The document was signed by the Chief Executive Officer Mr. Butko (JSC «RASU») and the General Manager Sun Yongbin (CTEC).
The document defines the top-priority measures focused on short-term goals. JSC «RASU» and CTEC are planning to consider the establishment of the consortium for joint supplies for Tianwan NPP. In addition, the joint plan implies providing technical, certification and marketing consultations on the promotion of promising I&C solutions of Russian and Chinese design on foreign markets in the framework of international projects.
The agreement defines the intention of the parties to develop CTEC equipment localization on the manufacturing areas of Rosatom State Corporation. CTEC has also confirmed its interest in implementing Russian-made I&C at the units under construction or planned in China which number is constantly increasing: China currently has 38 units in operation with a total installed capacity of 34,4 GW.
«The document that was signed is the first important step for development of the product that can be widely used at the most NPPs in the world. It is evident that nowadays only effective partnership allows to develop the product with the best quality, reliability and safety parameters, such as I&C systems for NPPs. We as the developers and manufacturers of I&C systems and our clients to whom we are always ready to provide our advanced solutions are interested in that," the Chief Executive Officer of JSC RASU Mr. Butko said.
The General Manager of China Techenergy Co. Ltd Sun Yongbin said: Our cooperation with the Russian instrumentation and control integrator provides us with new opportunities for mutually beneficial cooperation on the international nuclear market. We consider JSC RASU as a reliable partner for providing the nuclear market with efficient and proven solutions».
JSC RASU is a division of Rosatom State Corporation, the system integrator in the area of process automation (instrumentation and control systems). The company also deals with the manufacture and supply of electrical equipment, and design and construction of power grid facilities (electrical engineering branch). The key capabilities of JSC RASU are based on many years of successful experience in development, design, commissioning and support of nuclear and thermal power projects. JSC RASU provides the full range of automation and power supply services for all stages of the facility lifecycle: from conceptual design to decommissioning with the subsequent modernization and/or replacement. We offer our Customers the up-to-date and safe solutions of various complexity using the reliable high-performance equipment developed and manufactured by the enterprises of Rosatom State Corporation.
CHINA TECHENERGY CO., LTD (CTEC) deals with engineering, design and manufacturing and distribution of different nuclear energy products and services, including integrated digital I&C systems and HMI systems, and also implements international projects in these areas.