Sep 04 2015

DSC07009On September 03-04, 2015 Radiy carried out Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of Switchgear and Controlgear Assemblies for the first Safety System of Unit 2, South-Ukraine NPP, Ukraine.

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 as per the terms and conditions of the contract.

Sep 04 2015

DSC04343 1On 3 September, 2015 Radiy’s Physical Processes Analysis Design Bureau held demonstrations of the new Automatic Emergency Early Detection System for representatives of the Capital Construction Department from the South-Ukraine NPP. Among the viewers were fire safety specialists and members of departmental oversight from the South-Ukraine NPP and hydrocascade controllers from Tashlyk Hydro-Accumulating Power Station. Different types of sensors were represented, including seismic and inclination (surveying) sensors DSI-2, water proximity sensor and rotation velocity sensor with processing unit. Data acquisition and display equipment was also presented.

The discussion was centered on the design and positional layout of the sensors within the controls of the Automatic Emergency Early Detection System and the possibility of additional anti-vandal sensor placement. At the conclusion of the presentation, it was decided to implement an Automatic Emergency Early Detection System for trial operation at the South-Ukraine NPP to assess its effectiveness for potential future supply to the Tashlyk Hydro-Accumulating Power Station.

Aug 25 2015

CE Certificate for LED LuminairesOn August 24, 2015 Radiy’s LED luminaires were certified to the Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC and EMC Directive 2004/108/EC requirements and meet the New Approach to Technical Harmonisation and Standards within the European Union (EU). This certifies that Radiy lighting products can bear the CE Marking and that the equipment is safe, reliable and environmentally friendly.

The luminaires and floodlights designed by Radiy’s Lighting Projects Design Bureau for indoor and outdoor lighting have earned a great reputation throughout Ukraine for their technical characteristics, high quality and competitive value. While the range of manufactured luminaires is constantly growing, the Lighting Projects Design Bureau ensures that all products meet mandatory requirements and are certified according to DSTU CISPR 15:2007; DSTU EN 61000-3-3:2004; DSTU IEC 61000-3-2:2004; DSTU IEC 61547-2001; DSTU IEC 60598-1:2014; DSTU IEC 60598-2-1: 2002; DSTU IEC 60598-2-2: 2007; DSTU EN 60598-2-3:2014.

Jul 23 2015

DSC06120On July 21-23, 2015 PC RPC Radiy successfully carried out Acceptance Tests of the Unit Transformer Substation prototype to meet the design requirements of U27.1-14312430-104: 2014 Unit transformer substations technical specification.

In pursuing further advancement, Radiy has developed Unit Transformer Substations for receiving, transforming and distributing three-phase alternating current electric energy with the frequency of 50 Hz for application in nuclear, thermal and hydroelectric power plants.

The Committee, consisting of Radiy, NNEGC Energoatom, SS South-Ukraine NPP, SS Zaporizhzhya NPP, SS Khmelnytska NPP representatives and State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SSTC NRS) research engineers concluded, as a result of the Acceptance Tests, that the equipment fully complies with the Ukrainian regulatory requirements.

The equipment will be supplied to nuclear power plants in Ukraine and Europe.

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”.

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