Jacobs wins consultancy contract from EDF’s UK nuclear development arm

Source: Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced that it has been awarded a consultancy agreement for the provision of professional services to EDF's NNB Generation Company Ltd (NNB GenCo). NNB GenCo is the prospective licensee for future nuclear plants to be owned and operated within the United Kingdom by EDF Energy.

Officials did not disclose the contract value.

The two-year agreement involves the provision of technical support to the Design Authority department that owns and protects the integrity of the design and safety case of the UK EPR™, a pressurized water reactor, on behalf of NNB GenCo, in order to meet regulatory requirements and to minimize safety, environmental, regulatory and commercial risk.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Bob Irvin stated, "We are very pleased to provide technical support to NNB GenCo on its new UK nuclear build program."

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.

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