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Ultra awarded £12.9m contract from EDF Energy for the manufacture and support of nuclear reactor instrumentation.

Ultra’s Nuclear Control Systems business in Dorset has been awarded a £12.9m contract for the supply of specialist instrumentation by EDF Energy.
Under this contract Ultra will manufacture and support safety-critical nuclear reactor instrumentation for use in EDF Energy’s current UK nuclear power stations. This is the second contract to benefit from Ultra’s recent investment in a state-of-the-art nuclear instrumentation manufacturing facility which further cements EDF Energy’s and Ultra’s relationship.

Ultra is a supplier of nuclear qualified instrumentation and control systems to key nuclear plant manufacturers and operators around the world. It currently supplies safety based equipment to 186 reactors in 16 countries.

Rakesh Sharma, Chief Executive of Ultra, commented:
“I am pleased to continue supporting EDF Energy in this strategic partnership. Ultra continues to invest and grow its specialist nuclear capability and it is an example of the resilience provided through Ultra’s broad portfolio of specialist capability areas.”