The plant supplier updates the schedule of OL3 project

20 November 2019

The plant supplier Areva-Siemens Consortium will perform a schedule review and provide Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) by an overall rebaseline schedule for the final phases of the project in December.

Based on the information provided by the plant supplier, the project is now six weeks behind the schedule. According to the plant supplier, the final verification of the mechanical, electrical and the I&C systems has to be done carefully and with high quality.

According to the plant supplier’s schedule provided in July, nuclear fuel was planned to be loaded into the reactor in January 2020, the first connection to the grid was planned to take place in April 2020, and the start of regular electricity production of the OL3 EPR nuclear power plant unit was planned to take place in July 2020.

OL3 plant supplier consortium is constructing the plant unit under a fixed-price turnkey contract. The supplier consortium companies, AREVA GmbH, AREVA NP SAS and Siemens AG, have joint and several liability for the contractual obligations until the end of the guarantee period of the plant unit.

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