Westinghouse and SNPAS sign AP1000 plant I&C agreement

Westinghouse Electric Company and State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Company (SNPAS) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) marking the completion of negotiations on the Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Template Contract for future AP1000 nuclear power plants in China.

SNPAS is a joint venture between China’s State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation and Shanghai Automation Instrumentation Corporation.

The agreement paves the way for the two companies to jointly provide I&C systems for future China AP1000 plants and outlines basic terms, conditions, division of responsibility and scope of work for AP1000 I&C projects.