Energy

Video: Cavitation Peening Extends the Life of Nuclear Reactors

Video: Cavitation Peening Extends the Life of Nuclear Reactors

April 7, 2015 0 comments
Posted in Innovation, Reactors

In aging U.S. nuclear power facilities, one of the biggest expenses is the replacement of components due to wear and degradation, such as the reactor… Read More

AREVA Federal Services Nearing Final Design of Battelle Energy Alliance INL Disposal Project

AREVA Federal Services Nearing Final Design of Battelle Energy Alliance INL Disposal Project

March 25, 2015 0 comments
Posted in Innovation, Waste Confidence

Less than one year after being awarded the contract, AREVA Federal Services (AFS) is nearing final design completion for the Battelle Energy Alliance Remote-Handled Low-Level… Read More

The Future is Now – Safe Used Nuclear Fuel Transport and Storage

The Future is Now – Safe Used Nuclear Fuel Transport and Storage

Used nuclear fuel transport and storage in the U.S. were hot topics at INMM’s Spent Fuel Seminar last week. Perspectives from the Department of Energy… Read More

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NUHOMS Receives First and Only NRC-Approved Aging Management Plan for Canisters Containing High Burn-up Fuel

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently approved a 40-year license renewal for the AREVA TN NUHOMS® dry-cask independent spent fuel storage installation at Exelon Generation’s… Read More

AREVA NUHOMS DSS

NUHOMS DPX: New Nuclear Fuel Storage Option Features Duplex Stainless Steel

AREVA TN’s new used nuclear fuel storage option resolves concerns of canister aging and chloride-induced stress corrosion cracking (CISCC) during long-term storage by incorporating Duplex… Read More

AREVA’s AIDA SG Inspection Tool Approved for Motorized Rotating Probe Data

AREVA’s AIDA SG Inspection Tool Approved for Motorized Rotating Probe Data

September 29, 2014 0 comments
Posted in Innovation, Reactors

AREVA’s integrated data analysis platform (AIDA) is now available to all U.S. utilities to perform the three automated examination techniques for detecting degradation in steam… Read More

AREVA employees test innovative new LGWIT tool for remote inspection of PWR vessel internals.

AREVA Powers-up Daily Renewal of U.S. Nuclear Energy

September 15, 2014 0 comments
Posted in Innovation, Reactors

The daily renewal of nuclear energy is going strong in the United States. Utilities and nuclear energy technology suppliers (like AREVA Inc.) are ramping up… Read More

New Video Explores Nuclear Reactor's Digital I&C System

New Video Explores Nuclear Reactor’s Digital I&C System

August 22, 2014 0 comments
Posted in Innovation, Reactors

In the United States, AREVA is the only supplier that has supported the successful licensing, engineering, procurement, installation, and commissioning of a nuclear reactor’s full-scope… Read More

Martian Selfie Catches AREVA CANBERRA Technology

Martian Selfie Catches AREVA CANBERRA Technology

Thanks to Planetary blogger Emily Lakdawalla for posting the current “selfie” of dusty Mars rover Curiosity (see image below), and revealing a peak-a-boo view of… Read More

Areva Inc. CEO Mike Rencheck

Rencheck: Nuclear energy crucial to New England

By Mike Rencheck, CEO, AREVA Inc. North America This op-ed originally appeared in the Providence Journal, March 31, 2014. Since the beginning of the year,… Read More