• New Technical Support Alliance extends role beyond EDF Energy’s UK nuclear fleet
Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has secured a framework agreement to provide engineering consultancy services to EDF Energy’s Coal, Gas and Renewables (CGR) division, to support its fleet of coal plants, gas-fired (CCGT) power station and gas storage sites.
Under the agreement, the company will also support EDF Energy Renewables’ UK wind farms.
The CGR framework has a broad spectrum which covers operations and maintenance, outage support, technical services, plant modifications and enhancements, new build and decommissioning.
Dawn James, Vice President for Generation Services at Amec Foster Wheeler’s Clean Energy business, said:
“Our role is to deploy our technical capacity and capability to improve EDF Energy’s operational and commercial performance at all levels and support its aims and objectives for safe, reliable operation.
“This award enables us to build on the capability and services that we have brought to EDF Energy’s nuclear fleet for many years. We aim to become a key partner to EDF Energy’s Coal, Gas and Renewables business by providing high quality, cost-effective solutions to their challenges.”
Under the framework, Amec Foster Wheeler is one of two companies supporting EDF Energy at a strategic level under a Technical Support Alliance Agreement.
The technical programmes covered by the agreement include: pressure systems management; steam turbines and turbo alternator plant; electrical plant management; civil engineering requirements; gas turbine plant; control efficiency, performance and reliability management; gas storage and gas supply systems; wind turbines and wind farm management; and project management.
Amec Foster Wheeler has already secured work at three main sites of EDF Energy’s Coal Gas and Renewables business while pursuing this framework position.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.
Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.
Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.
The company’s nuclear business stands out for its ability to bring world-leading expertise, technology and scientific capabilities to customers’ challenges throughout the life-cycle from new build and reactor operations to life extension and decommissioning. With more than 3,000 nuclear specialists around the world, we’re able to support our customers with local resources.
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