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AREVA DZ Announces Alliance Agreement with TVA

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October 12, 2009

October 12, 2009 

AREVA DZ LLC today announced a five year exclusive alliance with the Tennessee Valley Authority to provide a wide range of specialized services to the TVA fleet of nuclear power plants.

Under the terms of the agreement, AREVA DZ, a joint venture between AREVA and Day & Zimmermann, will provide boiling water reactor (BWR) and pressurized water reactor (PWR) refueling services, outage optimization, specialized non-destructive examination services, parts and materials and PWR refueling tool maintenance and steam generator services for the TVA fleet.

“This alliance is a natural extension of both AREVA and Day & Zimmermann’s relationships with TVA,” said Gary Mignogna, President of AREVA DZ. “AREVA DZ has the opportunity to provide our global technologies and service solutions in a partnership with TVA to ensure their plants operate as safely and efficiently as possible in providing electricity to more than three million homes in the Tennessee Valley. AREVA DZ’s expertise and proven methodologies with extensive global resources will be applied to achieve TVA's goals of improved reliability, safety, and performance. The outcome will become a model for U.S. nuclear industry service."

Contacts

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



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