ČEZ continues its negotiations with bidders in its tender for the completion of Units 3 and 4 of the Temelín NPP
ČEZ continues its intensive negotiations with bidders under its tender for the completion of Units 3 & 4, which started in early April 2013; nevertheless, there are still numerous open issues.
The two nuclear power plants in the Czech Republic repeatedly rank among the most reliable nuclear operations in the world. However, maintaining their safety and performance requires ongoing capital expenditures. This applies to all power plants anywhere in the world. Since the Dukovany and the Temelín nuclear power plants have been launched, ČEZ has invested nearly CZK 30 billion in upgrading these facilities. The capital invested has made hundreds of major and minor improvements possible.
ČEZ has today informed the bidders that still continue in the tender about its assessment and preliminary evaluation of their bids for the completion of two nuclear units at the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant.
ČEZ plans to complete its preliminary evaluation of the bids for Temelín Units 3&4 by the end of February
ČEZ is going to finalize its preliminary evaluation of the bids to complete two nuclear units at the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant in late February next year. The original internal plan foresaw the evaluation to be completed in late 2012 or early 2013. However, this milestone did not include a period of time for excluding one bidder in the early phase and the subsequent means of remedy, which actually happened.
ČEZ has today lodged an application with the State Office for Nuclear Safety for a permission to place two new nuclear units on the premises of the Temelín NPP. This marks an end to five years of preparation work, and the company is now ready for the licensing process according to the Atomic Act.
Areva Failed to Comply with Public Contract Requirements Defined for Building Temelín NPP Units 3 and 4; ČEZ Had to Disqualify This Bidder
ČEZ has today informed Areva that they have in their bid failed to meet statutory requirements for building two new units of the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant. Moreover, Areva has not fulfilled some other crucial criteria defined in the tender. Since the award procedure has been conducted in accordance with the Public Procurement Act, Areva’s bid had to be excluded from further evaluation.
ČEZ Has Today Opened Bids From Three Qualified Bidders Interested in Completing the Temelín NPP and have Thus Started the Bid Evaluation Process
On July 3, ČEZ opened bids for the public contract for completing the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant in the presence of the bidders’ - Areva, a consortium of the Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC and WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC ČR, and a consortium of ŠKODA JS, Atomstroyexport, and Gidropress. From this moment on, a team of experts will thoroughly examine, evaluate, and discuss the bids with the bidders in order to achieve their optimization.
Today, on Monday, July 2, was the deadline for submitting bids for completing the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant. Three qualified bidders have submitted their bids by today’s deadline for the biggest contract in the history of ČEZ and the entire Czech Republic – Areva, a consortium of the Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC and WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC ČR, and a consortium of ŠKODA JS, Atomstroyexport, and Gidropress. Tomorrow, the envelopes with their bids will be opened in their presence.
CEZ has today handed over an Invitation to Submit Bid with the relevant Tender Documentation to the three candidates that have qualified for the tender for the public contract of “Completion of the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant”.
ČEZ hands over the EIA documents regarding completion of the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant to the Ministry of Environment
The ČEZ Company has delivered the documents regarding the effects of the “New nuclear source in the Temelín locality, including power transmission to the Kočín switch yard” on the environment today. It is a further step within the process of environmental impact assessment (EIA) that follows the preliminary proceedings and its conclusions.