Specifically, the company played a significant role in plant instrumentation and control, besides collaborating in the design of the man-machine interface of the control rooms of the two groups GE-advanced boiling water reactor (ABWR) groups of 1,350MWe each.

In addition, Tecnatom is currently providing two engineers as part of the start-up engineering workforce.

Nearing completion of the pre-operational testing required for commercial start-up with full safety guarantees, the plant’s Group 1 is scheduled for start-up in 2015, and will be followed shortly by connection of the Group 2 to the grid.

Owned by Taiwan Power Company, the Lungmen plant represents one of the first plants in the world to feature new safety systems designed on the basis of reports issued in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima accident, according to the company.