publication . Other literature type . Article . 2012

How EPC firms can enter the nuclear renaissance

Giorgio Locatelli; Mauro Mancini;
Open Access English
  • Published: 03 Dec 2012 Journal: Organization, technology & management in construction : an international journal, volume 4, issue 2 (issn: 1847-5450, eissn: 1847-6228, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Civil Engineering
Abstract
The so called “nuclear renaissance” is creating a millionaire market for new nuclear reactors. Few firms have the capabilities to work in this complex and highly demanding market, whereas many other are investigating the option to enter. Quite surprising the international scientific literature provides information regarding the high-level governmental aspects of nuclear power programs in different countries while the analysis at firm level is almost inexistent. Moreover the usual business models for the manufacturing industry are not suitable since the nuclear market is very peculiar. In particular is unclear how an EPC (Engineering Procurement and Construction)...
Subjects
free text keywords: Economics; Supplier; EPC companies; Project delivery chain; Nuclear industry, Industrial organization, Procurement, Scientific literature, Enabling Factors, Business model, Nuclear renaissance, Manufacturing, business.industry, business, Nuclear power, Engineering, Commerce
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2012

How EPC firms can enter the nuclear renaissance

Giorgio Locatelli; Mauro Mancini;