Nuclear Safety: Success for AREVA’s Safety Alliance Program in Spain
PARIS -- July 10, 2014
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
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
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.
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