AREVA Signs Services Contract with the American Utility PSEG Nuclear
PARIS -- September 4, 2013
AREVA (Paris:AREVA) has signed a long-term contract with the PSEG Nuclear for
outage services for the three reactors at the Salem and Hope Creek nuclear
generating stations in Salem County, New Jersey.
The scope of work covers refueling, inspections, and steam generator
maintenance. The first operations will begin in fall 2013. As part of these
activities, AREVA will provide services for two pressurized water reactors and
a boiling water reactor.
PSEG Nuclear’s facility is the second largest in the United States (more than
3,500 MWe). The three units generate enough power for approximately three
million homes each day.
“We are proud to provide to PSEG and the U.S. nuclear industry competitive and
quality solutions to improve the safety and reliability of nuclear plant
operations over the long term,” said Philippe Samama, AREVA Installed Base
Business Unit executive vice president. “This contract is recognition of our
culture of safety as well as advanced engineering and service capabilities.”
MORE ABOUT AREVA
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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