United States: AREVA’s EPR Design Passes Aircraft Impact Assessment with No Violations Business Wire PARIS -- October 29, 2013 Regulatory News : The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has confirmed that AREVA’s (Paris:AREVA) Aircraft Impact Assessment (AIA) of the U.S. EPR reactor design has completed the agency’s inspection, resulting in no violations. This is the first time an AIA has been in full compliance of federal regulatory requirements and does not necessitate any further examination or modification. “The EPR reactor provides the highest levels of safety and security, and this approval by the NRC is further confirmation of its advanced features.” said Tom Franch, senior vice president of Reactors and Services, AREVA Inc. With six reactors already planned or under construction around the world, the EPR design benefits from unrivalled return on experience, reinforcing project certainty. In addition to the certification underway in the United States, the EPR reactor has been approved by authorities in Finland, France, China, and the United Kingdom. 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 a European leader in this sector. With these two major offers, AREVA’s 46,000 employees are helping to supply ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of people. Tour AREVA – 1 Place Jean Millier – 92400 COURBEVOIE – France – Tel: +33 (0)1 34 96 00 00 – Fax: +33 (0)1 34 96 00 01 Contact: AREVA Press Office Julien Duperray Katherine Berezowskyj Aurélie Grange Jérôme Rosso Alexandre Thébault T: +33 (0)1 34 96 12 15 firstname.lastname@example.org or Investors Relations Marie de Scorbiac, T: +33 (0)1 34 96 05 97 email@example.com or Philippine du Repaire, T: +33 (0)1 34 96 11 51 firstname.lastname@example.org
United States: AREVA’s EPR Design Passes Aircraft Impact Assessment with No Violations
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