Completion of ETN reactor in Brazil delayed amid financial woes

AREVA said on Monday that it has temporarily slowed construction of Brazil's Eletrobrás Eletronuclear’s (ETN) Angra 3 nuclear power plant reactor in Rio de Janeiro due to difficulties in securing financing to complete the project.AREVA signed a contract worth approximately $1.4 billion, under which the company agreed to supply engineering services and components, and the reactor’s instrumentation and control system. Read More »

AREVA, UK hold Paris gathering on decommissioning, waste management projects

AREVA said Wednesday that it partnered with U.K. Trade and Investment to hold a decommissioning and waste management supplier event in Paris. "AREVA is keen to support the development of a skilled U.K. supply chain in decommissioning and waste management through its participation in projects such as the Silos Direct Encapsulation Plant project in addition to other future perspectives,” AREVA Senior Vice President Caroline Drevon said. Read More »

AREVA honors Dominion's Millstone plant with Vendor Award

AREVA Inc. presented Dominion Generation's Millstone Power Station with its Vendor Award during the Nuclear Energy Institute's Nuclear Energy Assembly this week in Washington, D.C., AREVA said on Thursday. "The innovative thinking of the team at the Millstone Power Station is a prime example of the work going on at plants every day across the country to deliver safe, reliable nuclear energy in a cost-effective way,” Gary Mignogna, president and CEO of AREVA, said. “We are honored to present the Read More »