AREVA Awarded Long-Term Used Nuclear Fuel Storage Contract by FENOC
December 03, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 3, 2014 – AREVA TN, a division of AREVA Inc., has been awarded a long-term, multimillion dollar contract with FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) to provide dry fuel storage equipment and related services. AREVA TN will supply NUHOMS® dry fuel storage systems to the Davis Besse and Beaver Valley nuclear power plants. This includes the first order of AREVA TN’s next-generation, NUHOMS® Extended Optimized Storage (EOS) canisters and horizontal storage modules, which offer customers higher capacity and enhanced performance.
AREVA TN will manage the fuel loading campaigns for both plants as part of the contract. The used fuel loading is scheduled to begin in 2017 with additional services planned for 2019. The NUHOMS® canisters will be manufactured near Pittsburgh, Penn., as part of AREVA TN’s continued effort to support nuclear industry jobs in the United States.
“AREVA TN offers integrated and cost-effective solutions to its customers like FENOC, while still ensuring the safe, on-time delivery of its systems and fuel loading operations,” said Mike McMahon, senior vice president of AREVA TN Americas. “Our dry fuel storage systems offer high performance and low loading risk, and meet our customers’ stringent safety criteria.”
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AREVA TN, a division of AREVA, is the market leader for used fuel storage and fuel transportation in the American nuclear industry. We offer innovative total systems solutions for the safe storage of used fuel, industry best pool-to-pad services, and nuclear fuel and waste logistics. Our success is based on our reputation for unparalleled human performance initiatives, a dedication to safety first, transparent pricing and business integrity that combine to ensure our customers get “as promised” cost savings and superior results. http://us.areva.com/arevatn