Alstom wins deal to modernise 20 French nuclear plants

Alstom (EuronextALO) is to retrofit the Controbloc N20 units at 20 EDF-owned French nuclear power plants in a deal worth $62m.

Controbloc N20 is a control system for power plants; operators can improve control with various sensors across the plant that monitors components such as actuators of pumps, valves, engines and electrical units.
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Under the terms of the contract, Alstom will modernize the existing units by adding new technology based on its ALSPA Series 6 control system.

The first retrofitted unit will be deployed in 2015.

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