Nuclear Safety: Success for AREVA’s Safety Alliance Program in Spain

  Nuclear Safety: Success for AREVA’s Safety Alliance Program in Spain  Business Wire  PARIS -- July 10, 2014  Regulatory News:  AREVA (Paris:AREVA) has been awarded a contract by the operator ANAV to supply Filtered Containment Venting Systems (FCVS) to the Asco 1&2 and Vandellos 2 nuclear reactors.  In the event of a serious accident generating a rise in internal pressure, this technology is designed to maintain the integrity of the reactor containment building and protect the environment by ensuring the confinement of radioactive materials. Developed by AREVA, the FCVS technology meets the requirements of prominent safety authorities and is compatible with the various reactor types. As a world leader in this field, AREVA has installed more than 70 FCVS systems in 12 countries to date.  The FCVS solution is part of AREVA’s Safety Alliance program, which offers nuclear operators the most advanced products and services to guarantee the safety of their plants. More than 150 AREVA Safety Alliance projects have been launched for 53 nuclear utilities in 19 countries, representing a total value of nearly €400 million.  “This new contract confirms our position as a world leader for this technology and demonstrates the confidence of our utility customers. It opens up new prospects for development worldwide,” said Philippe Samama, executive vice president AREVA’s Reactors & Services Business Group.  MORE ABOUT AREVA  AREVA is a world leader in nuclear power. The group’s offer to utilities covers every stage of the nuclear fuel cycle, reactor design and construction, and operating services. Its expertise and uncompromising dedication to safety make it a leading industry player.  AREVA also invests in renewable energies to develop, via partnerships, high technology solutions.  Through the complementary nature of nuclear and renewables, AREVA’s 45,000 employees contribute to building tomorrow’s energy model: supplying the greatest number of people with energy that is safer and with less CO[2].  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 /1  Contact:  Press Office Julien Duperray Katherine Berezowskyj Aurélie Grange Jérôme Rosso Alexandre Thébault T: +33 (0)1 34 96 12 15 press@areva.com or Investors Relations Marie de Scorbiac marie.descorbiac@areva.com T: +33 (0)1 34 96 05 97 or Philippine du Repaire philippine.durepaire@areva.com T: +33 (0)1 34 96 11 51  
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