Contract awarded for Cernavoda’s Unit 1 reactor refurbishment project in Romania

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Nuclearelectrica S.A. (SNN) has selected Candu Energy Inc., a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group to conduct pre-project work for Cernavoda’s Unit 1 reactor in Romania.

SNC-Lavalin will be responsible for doing long lead and front-end engineering services for reactor new-builds, designed to use CANDU technology for the utility. The 2 CANDU units at the plant provide 20% of Romania's electricity, ensuring residents and companies an uninterrupted, low-cost, energy-secure, and emissions-free power supply. Both the Romanian government and SNN have expressed a desire to finish Cernavoda's Units 3 and 4.

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