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Renewables: AREVA acquires PN ROTOR

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August 12, 2009

August 12, 2009

AREVA has signed an agreement to acquire PN Rotor GmbH, a German manufacturer of high performance rotor blades for offshore wind turbines from Prokon Nord Energiesysteme GmbH.

With this strategic acquisition, AREVA strengthens its competitiveness in the fast growing offshore wind market.

Anil Srivastava, CEO of the AREVA's Renewables business unit, said: “This acquisition reinforces AREVA’s ability to bring value to its offshore wind customers by securing the supply of a broader range of key components. The group is on track to become a major player in this rapidly growing sector.

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Jarret Adams
Phone: +1 (306) 343-4637
Email: jarret.adams@areva.com



Véronique Larlham
Phone: +1 (306) 343-4503
Email: veronique.larlham@areva.com