Framatome delivered a reload batch of Atrium 11 gas assemblies to the Olkiluoto 1 nuclear energy plant operated by TVO (Teollisuuden Voima Oyj). It is the primary reload of the Atrium 11 gas design worldwide after Lead Fuel Assemblies proved secure operation and its superior efficiency at this plant through the previous years.
Atrium 11, the market chief in boiling water reactor gas assemblies, options unrivalled financial efficiency, extra security margins and better flexibility in operations. The gas assemblies have been manufactured at Framatome’s website in Lingen, Germany.
“For OL1 we carried out the primary manufacturing of Atrium 11 at an industrial scale. We skilled our groups intensively and upgraded our manufacturing amenities. Thanks to an ideal cooperation among the many websites we’re proud to ship this new gas assemblies in time”, mentioned Lionel Gaiffe, chargeable for Framatome’s Fuel enterprise.
Olkiluoto 1 is a boiling water reactor with an put in electrical internet capability of 880 megawatt. The plant is positioned on the Finnish West coast. First grid connection occurred in 1978. (Source: Framatome – Image: Yle/Olkiluoto NPP)
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