New UK nuclear plant to connect with ESN Network
telent Technology Services Ltd (telent), a leading UK technology and network services company, has been awarded a six-year contract to supply the communications and IT infrastructure at Hinkley Point C (HPC) – the UK’s first nuclear plant to be built in 25 years. Under the agreement, telent will design, install and commission the communications and IT system for the new power station. This will include a dual data centre infrastructure and both wireless and wired communications networks to connect approximately 150 buildings. This network infrastructure will support a unified communications and messaging platform. It will also provide a multi-service on-site radio network, including integration with the Emergency Services Network (ESN), CCTV, Public Address and Voice Alarm system, Integrated Command and Communications System and Site-wide TV Distribution
telent will also work closely with a number of other successful bidders, including those for Small Power & Lighting, Fire & Hydrogen Detection and Physical & Electronic Security, to ensure a seamless overall project delivery.