AEP clinches Leningrad II contract
Moscow-based AtomEnergoProekt (AEP) has officially been named as the principal contractor for the second phase of the Leningrad nuclear power plant (Leningrad II). St Petersburg AtomEnergoProekt (SPb AEP) was originally given the contract in 2007, but this was passed to Titan-2 in 2011 and then to Spetsstroy of Russia in 2012. SPb AEP, now VNIPIET, remains as architect general.
Olkiluoto arbitration claim revised
The Areva-Siemens consortium building Finland's Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant has amended an error in its 29 October claim against TVO. The consortium is now seeking a total of €2.7 billion ($3.7 billion) for damages up to the end of June 2011 through the International Chamber of Commerce, not €2.6 billion ($3.5 billion) as originally filed.