AREVA Signs Major Contracts with German Utilities for the Delivery of
Nuclear Storage Casks
PARIS -- September 12, 2013
AREVA (Paris:AREVA) has signed a series of contracts in Germany for the
delivery of more than 70 TN24E used fuel storage casks, for a total value
greater than 200 million euros.
Dedicated to the transportation and storage of used nuclear fuel (uranium
oxide or MOX), these steel containers are designed to withstand extreme
conditions and offer clients a very high level of performance and flexibility.
The German Federal Office for Radiation Protection recently approved the use
of the TN24E which allows a foreign company to access, for the first time, the
market for used fuel management in Germany.
“We are proud to provide our expertise in used fuel to our long-time German
customers. With the certification in Germany of the TN24E casks, AREVA has
access to a new market, and the group is well positioned to propose a
comprehensive end of fuel cycle offer to its German customers,” said Dominique
Mockly, Senior Executive Vice-President for AREVA’s Back End activities.
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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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