Jul 14 2015

P1140738On July 14, 2015, PC RPC Radiy representatives met with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission of the United States (U.S. NRC) in Rockville, United States, as part of the certification process of the RadICS FPGA-based platform. The purpose of meeting was (1) to present technical information about the RadICS platform and planning information about RadICS Topical Report submittal, and (2) to receive NRC’s feedback on the RadICS platform features and the overall licensing plan and schedule.

The detailed discussions included the following areas: features of the RadICS digital I&C platform and its development process; RadICS quality management system and licensing program; Commercial grade dedication plan and qualification plan.

The next meeting is scheduled for November 2015 to discuss project status and specific certification questions.

With Radiy’s accomplished experience in the development of FPGA-based Instrumentation & Control systems and continued success in local and international modernization projects, Radiy is pursuing further advancement and a higher level of reliability and security.

The successful certification of the RadICS FPGA-Based Safety Controller (FSC) confirmed that the RadICS platform can reach safety integrity level (SIL) 3 in a single channel. Currently, Radiy is assessing the RadICS platform for compliance with US NRC requirements.

Jun 05 2015

100 8943On June 1-5, 2015 Radiy specialists participated in the International Conference on Computer Security in a Nuclear World: Expert Discussion and Exchange in Vienna, Austria. The conference was organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in cooperation with International Criminal Police Organization – INTERPOL, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

Mr. Vladimir Sklyar, Radiy’s Technical Director, delivered a presentation on the Security Case for FPGA-based I&C Systems which discussed practical experience and findings.

The attending Radiy technical team shared their knowledge and expertise on issues relating to Cyberthreats in Nuclear Security, Computer Security and System Design for Systems at Nuclear facilities and Computer Security Management in Nuclear Security.

Jun 05 2015

Копия 20150603 090359 HDR-01On June 3-5, 2015 Radiy took part in the Bulgarian Nuclear Energy – National, Regional and World Energy Security forum (BULATOM) in Varna, Bulgaria. The event was held under the patronage of the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and FORATOM – Association of European Nuclear Industry. 

Many leading European nuclear industry representatives took part in the conference.

Invited back for the eighth time to the BULATOM conference, Radiy shared presentations on the Ukraine Nuclear Energy in the conditions of political and economic crisis andTechnologies for energy saving as a tool for decreasing of NPP house needs.

May 29 2015

Копия IMG 5479The 25th Meeting of the IAEA Technical Working Group on Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control (TWG-NPPIC) was held on May 27-29, 2015, at the IAEA’s Headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

The purpose of the meeting was to exchange information on national and international programmes in the area of instrumentation and control (I&C) systems for nuclear power plants (NPPs) and advise the IAEA and give recommendations on future activities related to I&C systems for NPPs.

The Ukrainian representative at the TWG –NPPIC, Mr. Vladimir Sklyar, Technical Director of Radiy, has delivered the Country presentation, including such topics as I&C modernization projects in Ukraine’s operating NPPs, I&C systems being installed in NPPs under construction, the country's plan to build new NPPs, I&C research and development projects, and presenting I&C vendor companies in Ukraine. He also delivered recommendation to the IAEA regarding the content and format of future IAEA activities in the NPP I&C areas.

May 29 2015

DSC06680On May 26-29, 2015 Radiy carried out Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of the prototype of a Digital Control Unit for Automatic Steam Pressure Regulating System for Unit 2, Rivne NPP, Ukraine.

The FAT Committee concluded that Radiy’s prototype of a Digital Control Unit for Automatic Steam Pressure Regulating System is in full compliance with technical and regulatory requirements. The equipment will be supplied and installed as per the terms and conditions of the contract.

May 29 2015

DSC06706On May 26-29, 2015 Radiy carried out Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of the Control System for Nuclear Island for Unit 2, Rivne NPP, Ukraine.

The FAT Committee concluded that Radiy’s Control System for Nuclear Island is in full compliance with technical and regulatory requirements. The equipment will be supplied and installed as per the terms and conditions of the contract.

May 14 2015

02dca3222fe105bb8fc98b957404b237On May 14, 2015 Trypilska TPP’s power unit №2 was restarted following a full-scale reconstruction to 325 MW capacity. Beginning in 2013, the reconstruction enabled the increased of power to the unit by 25 MW and efficiency up to 34%.

Together with partners, RPC Radiy contributed to the successful launch of the modernized reactor.

The Instrumentation & Control system including a monitoring and control system was designed, developed, produced and installed by Radiy;

The turbine control system was supplied by LLC PTS, Kharkiv;

The vibration and mechanical quantities monitoring system, Vibrobit 300, was produced by PCC Vibrobit Ukraine, Kharkiv;

Tube mills charging control system, developed and manufactured by Techpribor LLC , Lviv;

Automatic chemical control of water and chemical regime was developed by Slavutich LLC , Kiev;

Algorithms were developed by PC DonORGRES Gorlovka, Donetsk region,

Upper level algorithms were developed by PC Kharkiv Automation R&D Institution, Kharkiv; and  

The equipment was installed by TOV Elektropivdenmontazh Kuznetsovsk, Rivne region.

b6bfd4f2c7a199f7e963a7edd439c4a7The I&C system delivered by Radiy allows for the regulation of frequency and power in accordance to European requirements. With this added capability, the newly launched power unit №2 is able to avoid electricity supply interruption and minimize the human factor.

Apr 24 2015

Копия DSC 0123On April 20-24, 2015 RPC Radiy specialists delivered a training programme on the use and operational capalities of the RadICS Instrumentation and Control platform to the EdF researchers in Chatou, France.

Apr 24 2015

DSC06485On April 21-23, 2015 Radiy carried out Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of Input power supply cabinets to replace thyristor switchgear for Unit 2, of South-Ukraine NPP, Ukraine.

The FAT Committee concluded that Radiy’s Input power supply cabinets are in full compliance with technical and regulatory requirements. The equipment will be supplied and installed as per the terms and conditions of the contract.

Apr 24 2015

Копия S1032628On April 22-24, 2015 Radiy specialists participated at the 7th International ATOMEXPO-BELARUS 2015 Conference and Exhibition, held by the Ministry of Energy of Belarus and supported by Rosatom.

The highlights of the exhibition included presentations on the latest technologies in engineering design, construction, operation and safety for NPPs as well as discussions on creating effective equipment supply chain for Belarusian NPP construction and a personnel training program to support the nuclear industry within the Republic of Belarus. More than 80 organizations took part in this Conference.

On the opening day, Radiy delivered a presentation featuring company products for the official delegation of the State Standardization Committee of the Republic of Belarus, headed by the First Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus, Vladimir Semashko. Radiy also participated in a research and practice panel on The Development of the Nuclear Power Industry in the Republic of Belarus, providing thought leadership and insight relating to Instrumentation and Control systems.

The exhibition provided a great opportunity to showcase Radiy’s technical advancements, high quality equipment and the possibility for expedited delivery.

Apr 10 2015

DSC06282 On April 7-9, 2015 Radiy’s Quality Management Systems was audited by OS UKRNIIMET-CERT to the requirements of DSTU ISO 9001: 2009. The scope of the audit consisted of following services and equipment: design, development, manufacturing, supply and maintenance of equipment for automatic data processing, measurement and testing as well as navigation equipment, switchgear and control gear equipment, electrical audible or visual signaling equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, energy-efficient LED luminaires.

OS UKRNIIMET-CERT confirmed that Radiy’s Quality Management System met the DSTU ISO 9001: 2009 requirements and is capable to produce equipment that meets regulatory requirements.

 Radiy’s Quality Management Systems: № UA2.006.08466-14.

Apr 03 2015

Копия DSC 0880On March 30 – April 2, 2015, RPC Radiy held a Training seminar on Quality Assurance for Nuclear Power Plants, 10CFR50, Appendix B and related topics. The training was held by Sergio Russomanno, SunPort’s COO, Business Development and Projects and there were 44 Radiy participants in attendance, mainly from Quality Assurance Department, Equipment Qualification Department, Independent V&V Department, Supply and Sale Department, Infrastructure Support Department, Center for Safety Infrastructure-Oriented Research and Analysis, and Engineering groups within the company.

Mr. Russomanno delivered lectures on: Internal/External Auditor training“, ”Safety Culture, Root Cause and Problem Solving“, ”Counterfeit, Fraudulent, and Suspect Items (CFSIs)” and ”Commercial Grade Items (CGIs) Dedication“.

Mar 27 2015

Копия DSC04618On March 26, 2015, in cooperation with Platom Oy, a Finish nuclear consultancy and SunPort, RPC Radiy held a one-day seminar for the representatives of the Finish nuclear industry in Espoo, Finland. The Seminar was attended by professionals from STUK, TVO, Fortum, Fennovoima, and VTT. The presentations and discussions included  an overview of FPGA technology; applications of FPGAs for implementing I&C systems and components in NPPs; standards and licensing processes used in FPGA-based I&C applications in NPPs and certification and qualification of I&C platforms.

Mar 25 2015

DSC06233On March 23-25, 2015 Radiy carried out Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of Control System for Conventional Island for South-Ukraine NPP Unit 2, Ukraine.

The FAT Committee concluded that Radiy’s Control System for Conventional Island is in full compliance with technical and regulatory requirements. The equipment will be supplied and installed due to the terms and conditions of the contract.

Mar 13 2015

DSC06103On March 9-12, 2015 Radiy carried out Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of Switchgear and Controlgear Assemblies for the first Safety System in Kozloduy NPP Unit 5, Bulgaria.

The FAT Committee concluded that Radiy’s Switchgear and Controlgear Assemblies are in full compliance with technical and regulatory requirements. The equipment will be supplied and installed during a scheduled outage.

Feb 27 2015

DSC00136On February 23-26, 2015 Radiy was a Silver sponsor of the 9th International Conference on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control & Human –Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2015), organized by the American Nuclear Society (ANS).

Nearly 400 representatives from the nuclear field, including government and academia, exchanged information and discussed the future of the industry.

Radiy specialists, together with representatives from the Centre for Safety Infrastructure-Oriented Research and Analysis, delivered two presentations “FPGA Platform-Based NPP I&C Systems: Case Study of Diversity Assessment and Selection” and “FPGA-Based I&C Applications in NPP’s Modernization Projects: Case Study”.

Feb 27 2015

12 120147 1 88224On February 25-27, 2015 the 1st International Scientific Conference "Automated process control system for nuclear power plants and thermal power plants" took place in Minsk, Republic of Belarus. The event was organized by the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (BSUIR), All-Russian Research Institute for Nuclear Power Operations and All-Russian Research Institute of Automatics. Nuclear industry professionals from the Republic of Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania and Armenia participated in the event.

Among the participants were representatives of the nuclear power industry, Government of the Republic of Belarus and scientific communities. The main topics of discussion were the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant, process control systems for new units, market development prospects and automated process control system technologies for nuclear power plants and thermal power plants.

Representatives of RPC Radiy delivered a report on “RadICS platform application for the development of automated process control system for nuclear power plants”. The application of Radiy’s platform RadICS and FPGA technology, in general, aroused keen interest among nuclear and thermal power representatives.

Dec 25 2014

DSC05873On December 22-24, 2014 Radiy carried out Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of Reactor Power Control and Limitation System for Rivne NPP Unit 1, Ukraine.

The FAT was conducted by Radiy’s technical specialists, the customer’s representatives and representatives from NNEGC “Energoatom”. It was concluded that Radiy’s Reactor Power Control and Limitation System is in full compliance with technical and regulatory requirements.

Dec 18 2014

20141216-DSC04590On December 16-17, 2014 PC RPC Radiy representatives participated in a French-Ukrainian nuclear business forum in Kiev, Ukraine. The forum was organized by the Embassy of France in Ukraine jointly with Ukrainian Nuclear Forum Association and NNEGC "Energoatom".

The purpose of the nuclear business forum was to create a platform for introducing the production capacity of French and Ukrainian nuclear industry to their respective representatives and provide an opportunity for discussions and the establishment of production relations.

The Forum was attended by the heads of 14 companies belonging to the Ukrainian Nuclear Forum Association, including RPC Radiy. Also present were the representatives of 15 companies of French nuclear industry and the Ukrainian central executive bodies.

Nov 27 2014

DSC 7691On November 24-26, 2014, Radiy specialists participated at the “SPS IPC Drives. Electric Automation – Systems and Components” exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany.Safety of automation systems was the focus of the event. Many automation industry leaders demonstrated theirs SIL3-capable safety solutions in redundant configuration, however only Radiy was able to deliver SIL3 certification in a single channel.

Radiy representatives investigated latest trends in automation and met with Altera’s specialists on safety issues. Altera's Safety Package played an important role during the development of the RadICS platform .

During the meeting with Altera's system architects, Radiy specialists discussed further development of the Safety Package, challenges encountered during RadICS platform development and their future plans.


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