For the past 10 years, Dalkia has managed a number of installations for two interdependent particle accelerators—the Super Proton Synchroton (SPS) and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)—at one of the world's largest and most prestigious laboratories, CERN*.
12 April 2017
The European organization for nuclear research has awarded Dalkia a three-year contract (with four one-year renewal options) to ensure service continuity at its facilities and allow teams of scientists to carry out their research in the best possible conditions.
Dalkia has worked on several thousand CERN installations since 2010 involving operation and preventive/corrective maintenance for cooling and ventilation systems:
- Cooling towers (23 units delivering 450 MW)
- Air treatment representing a total of 1,000,000 cubic metres per hour
- Demineralised water cooling plant (65 units of around 900 cubic metres an hour)
- Chilled water production (50 turbo chillers)
- Pumping stations
- Compressed air
- Heating terminal units and substations.
*CERN, the European organization for nuclear research, is one of the largest and most prestigious scientific laboratories in the world. It seeks to understand the fundamental structure and laws of the universe using highly complex instruments to probe the basic constituents of matter: fundamental particles.
"We are delighted to have signed this contract with CERN, which, like Dalkia, is acutely aware of issues related to the environment and innovation. We were able to put forward some innovative technical solutions."
Jérôme Aguesse Director of Dalkia Centre-Est
- Camille Husson – +33 (0)4 26 22 90 76