AREVA Signs Contract with Exelon for Used Nuclear Fuel Storage
December 03, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 3, 2014 – AREVA TN, a division of AREVA Inc., has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract by Exelon for the supply of used nuclear fuel storage systems. This contract includes the delivery of NUHOMS® 61BTH dry shielded canisters and horizontal storage modules to the Limerick Generating Station, located about 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia.
The storage modules will be installed by the AREVA TN fuel loading team beginning in 2015. The canisters will be manufactured by Columbiana Hi Tech (CHT) at the new Kernersville, N.C., manufacturing facility.
Mike McMahon, senior vice president of AREVA TN Americas, noted, “As a U.S. leader in used fuel management solutions, AREVA TN consistently provides safe, versatile and innovative storage solutions to meet our customers’ current needs and anticipate their future challenges.”
The NUHOMS® systems are scheduled for delivery in 2016 and 2017 to support Limerick’s dry fuel loading schedule.
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