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Jacobs wins trio of nuclear projects

2 Apr 14 Jacobs has won a contract supporting development of the proposed new nuclear power stations at Hinkley Point in Somerset and a separate contract to provide technical support to the UK’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR).

Under a professional services framework contract from NNB GenCo, a subsidiary of EDF Energy, it will support the proposed new 3,200 MW nuclear power generation plants at Hinkley Point in Somerset and Sizewell C in Suffolk. The duration of the contract is three years and the work is being executed from several Jacobs offices in the UK.

Jacobs’ scope of services covers capital projects consultancy and coordination of the design, management and construction of the projects.

It has also been awarded a five-year framework agreement to provide technical support to the ONR. Under the terms of the agreement, Jacobs is supporting the ONR in its programme of work relating to the safe operation of existing UK licensednuclear facilities and the safety assessment of future facilities, including new reactor designs. Jacobs’ role covers the areas of civil engineering, internal and external hazards, radwaste and decommissioning.

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