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Services for Operating Nuclear Power Plants
As a licensee and operator of Loviisa nuclear power plant and waste management facilities, we have more than 40 years of experience in maintenance and operations. Operators all over the world encounter different kinds of technical and licensing related challenges, which eventually have impact on power production. Before starting a costly project to streamline the maintenance and operation of a nuclear power plant, it is worth to discuss with us about our experiences related to the implementation of refurbishment projects.
Operating Nuclear Power Plants
We offer Control Room and HMI design accompanied by holistic HFE services suitable as well for New Builds and Decommissioning as operational plants. Our core competence is in Human Factors Engineering, and we know how to make good HMIs and functional workplace designs, supported by V&V activities.
Optimisation of maintenance is of the essence to increase the performance of a nuclear power plant. Sometimes annual outages include also upgrades and modernisations to increase the nuclear safety and production of the plant. A refurbishment project usually takes a lot of time and, depending on the size of the project, includes various phases. It starts with extensive planning activities including licensing plan and communication with the local nuclear safety authority. Fortum’s experience in driving complex renewal projects consist of several areas and disciplines, such as equipment reliability (ER) management, I&C modernisation, lifetime extension etc. Fortum’s knowhow about nuclear technology and plant performance update serves best when applied at an early stage of the project.
Our upgrades and refurbishments capability areas:
- Equipment Reliability (ER) management
- I&C modernization
- Lifetime extensions
- Power uprates
- Safety engineering and safety analysis