EDF in talks with South Korean company over maintenance of UK nuclear sites
22 January 2014
South Korea's Doosan Power Systems is in talks to secure a maintenance contract worth £1.7 billion ($2.8 billion) for nuclear power plants operated in Britain by French state-controlled utility EDF, South Korean media reported on January 22. EDF owns and operates 15 nuclear reactors at eight power stations in Britain with a total installed capacity of 8.8 million kilowatts (KW).
Dungeness nuclear power station
The duration of the possible contract is more than 17 years, Reuters quoted local media as saying. A spokesman at Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co, the parent company of DPS, said: "the deal is under discussion but nothing has been finalised."
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