AZZ Inc. (NYSE:AZZ), announced July 12 it has been awarded a second contract valued at $11 million from Sanmen Nuclear Power Company to provide two circuits of 550kV 3,150Amp Gas Insulated Line (GIL) for the Sanmen Nuclear Power Plant
AZZ, based in Fort Worth, is a global provider of galvanizing services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution and industrial markets.
Under the terms of the contract, AZZ will provide 5,130 meters of GIL for phase two of the Sanmen Nuclear Power Plant. The Sanmen Nuclear Power Plant is located in the Zhejiang Province of China about midway up the country’s eastern coast. The capital city of that province is Hangzhou. The Sanmen Nuclear Power Plant is the first AP1000 nuclear power plant in the world with phase one planned capacity of 2,500 megawatts (MW). An additional 2,500 MW of capacity is planned for phase two. AZZ said delivery of their products are scheduled to begin in mid-2018.
“We are extremely pleased to have been awarded a second contract from Sanmen Nuclear Power Company to deliver our high voltage bus system for this critical power infrastructure project,” said Bill Estes, vice president of AZZ Electrical Systems. “Our collaboration on Phase 1 of this project has been very successful. We look forward to extending our ongoing working relationship with SNPC and its majority stakeholder, China National Nuclear Power Company in this important market.”