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PRESS RELEASE 5 May 2010

Pöyry awarded EUR 1.5 million contract for safety assessments for nuclear power plant in Switzerland

PÖYRY PLC          Press release 5 May 2010 at 3.30 p.m.

 

Pöyry has been awarded a contract by the Swiss Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG to improve and enhance its current integrated Probabilistic Safety Assessment (PSA). The total value of the two-phase contract amounts to EUR 1.5 million.

 

The main objective is to enhance the existing PSA by making it an integrated state of the art PSA that conforms to the recently updated Swiss Licensing Authority guidelines and aspires to international best practice. The scope of the PSA is to include full power plant operation, low power and shutdown plant operating states.

 

Pöyry has supported Kernkrafwerk Leibstadt AG with PSA studies for over 20 years from development of the initial PSA through support for power upgrade to the current project. This assignment underlines Pöyry's position as a leading provider of availability, reliability and maintainability, PSA, safety and risk consultancy services to the nuclear and other industries.

 

PÖYRY PLC

 

Additional information by:

Philipp Elkuch, President, Business Area Nuclear and T&D, Switzerland

Tel. +41 44 355 55 55

Dave Carey, Managing Director, Pöyry Energy Ltd., UK

Tel. + 44 1403 224200

 

Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability. We offer our clients integrated management consulting, total solutions for complex projects and efficient, best-in-class design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban & mobility and water & environment. Pöyry has 7000 experts operating in about 50 countries, locally and globally. Pöyry's net sales in 2009 were EUR 674 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).

 

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