ROSATOM signs MoU with Framatome and GE Steam Power

26 June 2020

ROSATOM signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with Framatome SAS (France) and GE Steam Power in the framework of the strategic investor selection procedure for the Belene Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria. 

In accordance with the agreements, the companies will work together to participate in the tender for the construction of Belene NPP. As part of the agreement, if ROSATOM becomes a strategic investor of the project through a competitive process, General Electric will be considered as the partner of an Arabelle based turbine-generator set and Turbine Hall Equipment and Framatome SAS as the key partner of Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Systems for the Bulgarian NPP.

Earlier, ROSATOM, Framatome SAS, and General Electric were included in the shortlist of five applicants for the Belene NPP, along with the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) and the Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Corporation (KHNP).