Posted by: 1of10boyz | December 10, 2013

AREVA signs series of deals with Chinese nuclear partners


None of this news is good news for Westinghouse.

Assystem Energy & Infrastructure

AREVA signs series of deals with Chinese nuclear partners

AREVA signs series of deals with Chinese nuclear partners

The French energy company AREVA has signed a series of deals with its Chinese nuclear partners during a visit to China by the French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.

Working with Siemens, the company will supply instrumentation and control (I&C) systems for two 1,000 MW pressurized-water reactors – Fuqing 5 and 6.

The reactors will be built by China Nuclear Power Engineering, a subsidiary of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). Construction on reactor 5 is set to kick off in 2014, with work on reactor 6 scheduled to start the following year.

AREVA has previously signed deals to provide I&C systems for a number of other Chinese reactors.

The firm will also look into creating a joint company with CNNC, with the purpose of making and converting zirconium alloys used in the production of nuclear fuel assemblies. AREVA said the new company could…

View original post 26 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: