EDF with the support of Business France, were pleased to welcome around 200 participants on November 27th 2018 to the EDF Nuclear Suppliers Day 2018 which took place in Mumbai, India.
More than 20 delegates from NPCIL, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited, also took part of the event and made some presentations on various topics including training, public acceptance, procurement, localization and quality assurance.
An Industrial Way Forward Agreement has been signed on March 10th 2018 between the EDF Group and the Indian nuclear utility NPCIL for the implementation of 6 EPR on the site of Jaitapur.
EPR Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project, is located in the state of Maharashtra and will be the largest nuclear power plant in the world with six EPR generating capacity of approximately 1600 MW per unit.
This unique EDF Nuclear Suppliers Day gathered most of the stakeholders working on the EPR Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project and a large panel of nuclear suppliers from France and India.
This event has been a unique opportunity to identify potential areas of cooperation between French and Indian nuclear suppliers willing to join forces in order to efficiently meet the tremendous localization needs of the Jaitapur project.