Orano and its partner Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen (EWN) have received two contracts from German utility RWE to provide dismantling services for the Mülheim-Kärlich and Biblis nuclear power plants (NPPs), located in the West of Germany. Located 13km northeast of the town of Worms on the State of Hesse’s side of the Rhine, the 2,394MW Biblis power plant comprises two pressurised-water reactors. The power plant ended its operations in 2011. Located in Rhineland-Palatinate, north of the town of Koblenz, the Mülheim-Kärlich power plant been in the process of dismantling since the summer of 2004. Under the contracts, the two firms will be responsible for the segmentation and packaging of the heart of the Mülheim-Kärlich nuclear plant, the reactor pressure vessel (RPV), as well as critical equipment such as the RPV-head and the RPV-internals.
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