E.ON UK awards Jacobs contract to support 2000MW coal-fired Ratcliffe-on Soar power plant

Source: Jacobs Engineering

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has been awarded a framework contract from E.ON UK to provide engineering services and construction management support as part of its ongoing plant life extension program at the 2000 megawatt (MW) coal-fired Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station near Nottingham, United Kingdom. 

Officials did not disclose the contract value. 

Jacobs' scope of work includes the appraisal of system upgrade requirements; compilation of user requirement specifications; condition surveys; design of system upgrade and replacement projects, and support to procurement and construction management services. 

Ratcliffe-on-Soar is one of the most efficient coal fired power stations in the UK. With a total generation capacity of 2,000MW from four 500MW units, it produces enough electricity to meet the needs of approximately 2 million homes.

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