The multi- technical engineering department SPIE Nucléaire , based in Tours (37) , has won a major contract with EDF CIPN (Engineering Center Park in Nuclear Operations) in Marseille.
This contract, worth € 50 million , half for SPIE Nucléaire , is part of the Great Hot EDF project to strengthen the capacity of local cooling of nuclear power plants in hot weather.
SPIE Nucléaire ( agent) and its Swiss partner Friotherm will aim to carry out this change regarding the entire P4 bearing [(8 slices sites Paluel (76 ), Saint Alban (38) and Flamanville (50)].
Education and qualification of all the materials take place between 2013 and 2015. The work will take place during the decennial tranches between 2015 and 2018. They are to install six chillers on the roof of each building electrical and replace the existing ventilation by a qualified facility for accident conditions.
Friotherm will be responsible for the design, qualification and production of 48 refrigeration units that must operate in extreme weather conditions and earthquakes.
SPIE will support studies of design, qualification and implementation of ventilation , electrical power installations and piping.
This success is the culmination of a year's work for SPIE Nucléaire and Friotherm , it marks an important milestone in the evolution of HVAC in SPIE Nucléaire.