On April 26, 2017 in Beijing (China) Fuel Company of ROSATOM TVEL, China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation (CNEIC) and Jiangsu Nuclear Power Corporation (JNPC) signed a pack of contractual documents covering Russian nuclear fuel supply, zirconium component parts for fuel assemblies and engineering services for Tianwan NPP worth about US $1 billion.
The contracts were signed during the visit of TVEL’s delegation led by Yuri Olenin to the People’s Republic of China.
During the meeting with leadership of JNPC, CNEIC, CNNP è CNFC Yuri Olenin noted the successful nuclear cooperation of Russia and China. He said: “Over many years TVEL has ensured uninterruptible supplies of highly effective and safe fuel and components for Tianwan NPP units. Our cooperation is not limited to fuel supplies. We render services to follow-on fuel operations and make units to operate in more economical fuel cycles.”
According to the signed contractual documents, TVEL will supply to the PRC zirconium components, additional batches of fuel for Tianwan-1 and additional TVS-2M for Tianwan-2 as well as render engineering services for units 1 and 2 of Phase 2 of the plant.