Doosan Babcock consortium to help build Hinkley Point C nuclear plant

Doosan Babcock a preferred bidder for Hinkley Point C nuclear project in UK

UK-based Doosan Babcock and its partners won a £220 million ($346.2 million) contract as one of the preferred bidders for the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in the UK.

The Actan consortium, which consists of Doosan Babcock, Cofely Axima, a subsidiary of Engie; nuclear HVAC company Tunzini Nucleaire, a Vinci Energies unit. The HVAC contract is set to last seven-and-a-half years, and will involve the design, equipment qualification, procurement, installation and testing of all heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment at Hinkley Point C. The package includes 45,000 m2 of ducts and 2,100 dampers and non-return dampers.

EDF Energy and Doosan Babcock signed a £70 million-a-year contract in 2014 to extend the life of seven of its eight UK nuclear power plants, including Hinkley Point B.

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