AREVA Signs Contract to Deliver Fuel Assemblies to the Gösgen Nuclear Power
PARIS -- July 25, 2013
Regulatory News :
AREVA (Paris:AREVA) has been awarded a contract for the fabrication of fuel
assemblies for five reloads for the Gösgen nuclear power plant. In the frame
of this supply contract, AREVA will deliver 180 fuel assemblies to the Swiss
utility, Gösgen-Däniken AG (KKG), starting in 2018.
AREVA constructed the Gösgen nuclear power plant and has been fabricating its
fuel elements since its startup in 1979. The group is currently retrofitting
the reactor’s instrumentation and control technology using AREVA's digital
safety I&C TELEPERM® XS system.
“This contract reinforces the solid relationship developed between the
Gösgen-Däniken AG and AREVA. By successfully providing both reactor and fuel
related services to this client, it confirms the competitiveness of the
group’s integrated offer and strengthens our position as nuclear supplier in
Switzerland,” explained Guillaume Dureau Senior Executive Vice President of
AREVA’s Front End Business Group.
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AREVA supplies advanced technology solutions for power generation with less
carbon. Its expertise and unwavering insistence on safety, security,
transparency and ethics are setting the standard, and its responsible
development is anchored in a process of continuous improvement.
Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA’s unique integrated
offering to utilities covers every stage of the fuel cycle, nuclear reactor
design and construction, and operating services. The group is actively
developing its activities in renewable energies – wind, bioenergy, solar and
energy storage – to become one of the leaders in this sector worldwide.
With these two major offers, AREVA’s 47,000 employees are helping to supply
ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of
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