There are fifteen nuclear reactors operating in the UK providing 20% of the generation capacity. They use heat from a nuclear reaction to produce electricity. The electricity output from these units is typically more constant than other power generation sources.
The UK’s existing nuclear fleet needs to maintain its availability. Some of these stations have been producing electricity since the mid 1970’s and with further recent life extensions announced by EDF Energy, the safe and continued cost effective production of electricity is paramount.
Capula has been supporting nuclear power generation in the UK since the mid-1980s. Our nuclear business unit continues to provide systems to support this sector of the power generation market. The solutions we supply include:
- Control systems
- Functional safety systems
- Fuel handling and fuel tracking systems
- Operational IT solutions – to provide plant visibility
- Tailored support services