MOST TRUSTED NEWSWIRE PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION
PRTODAY / NewswireToday press release distribution service network
More news: Energy
Written by / Agency / Source: AREVA | Orano Group
Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Regulators Pave the Way to the Construction of the First EPR™ in the UK - AREVA welcomes the decision of the UK’s official nuclear regulators to approve the design of the EPR™ reactor for use in the UK - AREVA.com
Regulators Pave the Way to the Construction of the First EPR™ in the UK

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Paris, France, 2012/12/13 - AREVA welcomes the decision of the UK’s official nuclear regulators to approve the design of the EPR™ reactor for use in the UK - AREVA.com.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

The AREVA EPR™ reactor is thus the first and only generation III reactor design to have been awarded this certification in the UK. After the Hinkley Point site was recently licensed, the certification of the reactor was the last regulatory step to clear before the EPR™ reactor can be built in the UK. EDF Energy plans to build 2 EPR™ reactors at Hinkley Point and should confirm final investment decision at the earliest possible date.

After a four-year analysis, the UK Office for Nuclear Regulation and the UK Environment Agency announced today that they will issue respectively a Design Acceptance Confirmation and a Statement of Design Acceptability for the EPR™ reactor. The process had been delayed by extra scrutiny as a result of the Fukushima event. The EPR™ reactor passed that extra examination successfully. The EPR™ reactor is now the one and only generation III reactor to be certified in 4 countries (France, Finland, China, UK).

To anticipate the construction of the Hinkley Point EPR™ reactors, AREVA (areva.com) announced yesterday in London that it had already signed memoranda of understanding with 25 UK-based companies for the supply of components and services. In all, 50 UK-based companies are already identified as having the potential capability to meet the scope, which could be worth upto four hundred million pounds to British industry.
AREVA CEO Luc Oursel said: “I am delighted by the UK regulators’ decision to approve the design of our reactor. This is an additional proof of its pre-eminence in terms of safety and performance. AREVA looks forward to supporting the UK nuclear industry together with the UK-based companies. The EPR™ reactor is the only generation III reactor under construction in three countries and now certified in four. It clearly gets ahead of its competitors“.

Read the announcement from the Office of Nuclear Regulation.

AREVA Contacts
AREVA Press Office:
Patricia Marie / Vincent Kempkes / Jérôme Rosso / Alexandre Thébault

AREVA Investors Relations:
Marie de Scorbiac
T: +33 1 34 96 05 97 - E: marie.descorbiac[.]areva.com.

Philippine Du Repaire
T: +33 1 34 96 11 51 - E: philippine.durepaire[.]areva.com.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: AREVA | Orano Group

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick NewswireToday Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]  / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Energy articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Regulators Pave the Way to the Construction of the First EPR™ in the UK

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name NewswireToday and LINK as the source.
 
Publisher Contact: Press Office - AREVA.com 
+33(0)1 34 96 12 15 press[.]areva.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any AREVA | Orano Group securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Energy via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From AREVA | Orano Group / Company Profile


Read Energy Most Recent Related Newswires:

Large Wind-power Plant with Yokogawa Control System Comes Online in Japan
Technology-led Solutions Help Onshore Wind Turbine Manufacturers Tap Additional Revenue Opportunities Finds Frost & Sullivan
ABB Completes Acquisition of Chinese EV Charging Provider Chargedot
ABB Launches Innovative UPS Solution
E-mobility for the Masses with ABB Home EV Charging Solution
ABB Wins Digital Service Contract to Increase Offshore Wind Reliability
ABB Powers e-Mobility Progress in Chile with Innovative Charging Solution
ABB Adds Cylon Controls to its Smart Buildings Portfolio
ABB Helps Maximize Energy Efficiency At Future Fossil-free Steel Pilot
Fermi Energia Starts Cooperation with the Major Energy Utility Fortum and Tractebel
Voith Hydro Awarded Single-source Contract for BC Hydro’s Bridge River Power House II Generator Replacement
ABB to Deliver the Power Supply for Europe’s Largest Battery Factory
ABB Selected by IONITY for Second Phase of European Charging Network Expansion
Imeon Energy Announces Compatibility of its Hybrid Solar Inverters with Dyness Energy Storage System
Rising Demand for Energy Efficiency Creates Growth Opportunities for Technologically Advanced Heat Exchangers Finds Frost & Sullivan

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  Limelon Advertising, Co.

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona





 
  ©2020 NewswireToday — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com newswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)