(CercleFinance.com) – EDF announces that it has submitted to the Czech operator ČEZ and its subsidiary Elektrárna Dukovany II its initial offer for an EPR1200 reactor to be built on the Dukovany site in the Czech Republic.
EDF has submitted an initial offer for the supply of engineering, procurement, construction and industrial commissioning services for an EPR1200 reactor for the Dukovany site (unit 5) as well as for the supply of fuel assemblies as part of this project.
The group has also made indicative proposals, the purpose of which is to support the development of a fleet of reactors in the Czech Republic, in particular an additional reactor at Dukovany (unit 6) and two other reactors on the Temelin site (units 3 and 4).
‘ This first step represents a major milestone for EDF and its partners, it marks the Group’s commitment to the development of the Czech nuclear program and its desire to support the development of a fleet of EPR reactors throughout Europe ‘ indicates the group.
Luc Rémont, Chairman and CEO of the EDF Group said: ‘EDF and ČEZ share many values and I am convinced that our proposal will enhance the enhanced benefits of cooperation between two leading European nuclear operators committed to achieving the carbon neutrality targets in Europe. ‘