Reactors

When the Difference between Success and Failure is Paper Thin

When the Difference between Success and Failure is Paper Thin

October 24, 2016 0 comments
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When the difference between success and failure is less than the thickness of a sheet of paper, you know all eyes are watching. Such was… Read More

INFOGRAPHIC: Top 5 Nuclear Energy Innovations 2016

INFOGRAPHIC: Top 5 Nuclear Energy Innovations 2016

September 28, 2016 0 comments
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By Mike Carpenter, Vice President, Outage Services, AREVA NP As we’re gearing up for the fall outage season, it is a good time to see… Read More

AREVA’s Richland Test Facility Advances Next-gen Nuclear Fuel

AREVA’s Richland Test Facility Advances Next-gen Nuclear Fuel

September 7, 2016 0 comments
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More than 350 yellow thermocouple wires were intertwined, hanging from a cabinet, looking more like a spider web strewn to catch prey rather than strategically… Read More

Imploding Bubbles Turn Back Time for Nuclear Reactors

Imploding Bubbles Turn Back Time for Nuclear Reactors

August 12, 2016 0 comments
Posted in Innovation, Reactors

Imagine being able to extend the life of an aging nuclear reactor component by simply using water. Enter cavitation peening. Cavitation peening is a process… Read More

An Idea, A Patent, and 25 Years of Exceptional Performance

An Idea, A Patent, and 25 Years of Exceptional Performance

July 12, 2016 0 comments
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By Norm Garner, Technical Sales Manager (FUELGUARD design advisor), AREVA This week marks the 25th anniversary of the patent recognizing AREVA’s innovative FUELGUARD™ debris filter… Read More

Power Up! AREVA Congratulates TVA on Watts Bar 2 Startup

Power Up! AREVA Congratulates TVA on Watts Bar 2 Startup

May 25, 2016 0 comments
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By Gary Mignogna, CEO, AREVA Inc. It’s a new morning for nuclear energy in the United States. Early Tuesday at 2:16 a.m., the Tennessee Valley… Read More

It's More than a Robot Show: AREVA’s Steam Generator Technology

It’s More than a Robot Show: AREVA’s Steam Generator Technology

April 21, 2016 0 comments
Posted in Innovation, News, Reactors

It’s More than a Robot Show At AREVA, Every Innovation Has a Mission. We are committed to delivering the latest technology for your fleet —… Read More

VIDEO: AREVA’s HawkEye IVVI Peers into Boiling Water Reactors

VIDEO: AREVA’s HawkEye IVVI Peers into Boiling Water Reactors

March 28, 2016 0 comments
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As utilities look toward nuclear reactor life extension to 60 years … and beyond, examination of reactor systems and components becomes more important than ever—for… Read More

Teaming Up for Comprehensive BWR Repair Solutions

Teaming Up for Comprehensive BWR Repair Solutions

January 25, 2016 0 comments
Posted in News, Nuclear, Reactors

AREVA and Structural Integrity Associates, Inc. (SI) have signed a teaming agreement to provide comprehensive repair solutions to the U.S. boiling water reactor (BWR) fleet.… Read More

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TVA Watts Bar 2 Reactor Brings New Nuclear Energy to a New Century

October 26, 2015 0 comments
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When does 1 + 2 = 2,300? When it represents the addition of TVA’s Watts Bar 2 new nuclear reactor’s 1,150 megawatts of clean air… Read More