Areva signs nuclear power fuel contracts in Germany

Areva on July 12 said it has signed three contracts with the German utilities RWE and EnBW for the supply of fuel assemblies.

The first two contracts with RWE cover the manufacture and the supply of ATRIUM and HTP 3 fuel assemblies for the two-unit, 2,688 MW Gundremmingen and the single-unit, 1,400 MW Emsland nuclear power plants, until late 2015.

Areva has also signed a contract with EnBW for the manufacture and the delivery of HTP fuel assemblies for the 1,392 MW Unit 2 of the Philippsburg nuclear power plant, between 2014 and 2017.

The fuel assemblies will be manufactured by Areva at its Lingen site in Germany.

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