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.

Nov 14 2014

DSC05751On November 13-14, 2014 Radiy carried out Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of Electrotechnical Equipment for Rods Control System for South-Ukraine NPP Unit 2, Ukraine.

The FAT, conducted by Radiy’s technical specialists and customer representatives, concluded that Radiy’s Electrotechnical Equipment for Rods Control System is in full compliance with technical and regulatory requirements.

Oct 21 2014

DSC07631October 20, 2014, RPC Radiy was awarded a contract by Électricité de France (EdF) to provide an FPGA-based Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Testbed. The Kick off meeting was held between Radiy and EdF representatives in Chatou, France on October 20.

RPC Radiy was represented by Vladimir Sklyar (Technical Director), Oleksandr Ivasiuk (V&V Engineer), Yehor Hozbenko (I&C Design Engineer) and Oszvald Glockler (CEO of SunPort SA).

The testbed will serve research purposes for possible future implementation in nuclear power plants (NPPs) operated by EdF.

The six-month development process will result in the delivery of the testbed in mid-April 2015 along with its documentation, engineering tools for designing applications, and an EdF-specified control application. The service also includes a training course on start-up and operation of the testbed, followed by a three-year research and development (R&D) period with an optional extension for additional three years.

This project will enable EdF to get familiar with designing FPGA-based I&C applications in both NPP modernization and new build projects.

Oct 17 2014

DSC06854 On October 14-17, 2014 Radiy participated in the 7th International Workshop on the Application of Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) in Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) hosted by EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute) in Charlotte, USA.

EPRI is an independent, nonprofit organization that helps to address challenges relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public.  

Since its conception in 2008, Radiy has been a proud supporter and sponsor of the workshop having hosted the event in Kirovograd, Ukraine in 2009 and again in 2013. During the 7th workshop, Radiy specialists shared their experience and knowledge through a featured technical training session on Reactor Trip Systems for varying NPP designs and an in-depth presentation on FPGA-based I&C equipment qualification.

Radiy specialists were delighted to witness Dr. William Goble’s, Principal Partner at exida, presentation on the certification process for Radiy’s  RadICS FPGA-Based Safety Controller (FSC) based on IEC 61508:2010, parts 1-7. Following the presentation, Anton Andrashov, Head of International Projects Division and Kostiantyn Leontiiev, I&C Designer received exida’s certificate for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 on behalf of RPC Radiy. For more information on this certificate, please click here.

Oct 16 2014

15102014258 On October 14-15, 2014 Radiy specialists participated in the 6th International Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Forum in Kyiv, Ukraine.

The event more than 140 experts from 20 countries aiming to introduce the latest energy-saving technical solutions to Ukrainian public utilities and businesses. The goal of the forum was to spur collaboration and development for the future of the Ukrainian energy sphere.

Radiy presented a full range of its energy-efficient LED lanterns that cut energy expenditures.

Sep 29 2014

 MG 8683On September 25 – 28, 2014, Radiy’s Steering Hydromechanics Plant specialists made their debut at the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles  International Trade Fair in Hannover, Germany.

With 2,066 exhibitors from 45 countries, the trade fair featured commercial vehicles’ enormous drive for innovation with 322 world premieres by companies such as MAN, Scania, Volvo, Mercedes, Iveco, Renault, etc. Buses manufactured by Poland, Turkey and the Check Republic were also on display.

The Steering Hydromechanics division presented the latest breakthroughs and discussed issues on technical level development, providing samples of electronically controlled hydraulic boosters. Encouraging open dialogue with leading  manufacturers generated interest in Radiy’s hydromechanics production range, proving that connectivity and efficiency drive innovation.


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