Reactors

Once in a lifetime – an AREVA employee perspective on NuScale’s historic DCA submittal

Once in a lifetime – an AREVA employee perspective on NuScale’s historic DCA submittal

January 30, 2017 0 comments
Posted in Nuclear, Reactors

Jeff Whitt is the Business Development / Operational Performance Manager in AREVA’s Fuel business unit and has been working with the NuScale project for AREVA… Read More

Powerful Performance – Year in Review: 2016

Powerful Performance – Year in Review: 2016

January 23, 2017 0 comments
Posted in Innovation, News, Reactors, Safety, Workforce

“Out with the old and in with the new?” Not so fast! Looking back at 2016, AREVA had a number of reasons to celebrate. Read more about some of our major accomplishments.… Read More

Creusot Forge: Understanding the Manufacturing Documentation Quality Audit and the List of U.S. Reactors

Creusot Forge: Understanding the Manufacturing Documentation Quality Audit and the List of U.S. Reactors

January 10, 2017 0 comments
Posted in Reactors

On Jan. 10, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) released a list of U.S. reactors for which vendors placed orders for forgings from Creusot Forge… Read More

Correction to Misinformation on U.S. Nuclear Facilities’ Components from Creusot Forge

Correction to Misinformation on U.S. Nuclear Facilities’ Components from Creusot Forge

December 24, 2016 0 comments
Posted in Reactors

On Dec. 22, an anti-nuclear organization posted a press release with incorrect information and unfounded accusations questioning the continued safe operations of U.S. nuclear energy… Read More

Confirmed Quality and Safety of U.S. Nuclear Components

Confirmed Quality and Safety of U.S. Nuclear Components

December 13, 2016 1 comment
Posted in Reactors

Components provided in U.S. by AREVA are verified for quality and forging strength. On Dec. 13, the Wall Street Journal published an article about components… Read More

Richland NAYGN Glimpse Nuclear Future at NuScale Power

Richland NAYGN Glimpse Nuclear Future at NuScale Power

November 4, 2016 0 comments
Posted in Reactors, Workforce Development

Guest post by Umar Faraz, Process Engineer, AREVA I recently had the privilege to tour NuScale Power in Corvallis, Ore., with some of my colleagues… Read More

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
Posted in Reactors

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
Posted in Reactors

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
Posted in Reactors

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