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Areva, EDF agree to provide fuel to French nuclear reactors

Areva and EDF signed a framework agreement for Areva to provide studies and fuel fabrication to EDF’s nuclear plants in France for six years.

The agreement guarantees the delivery of several thousand tons of fuel for the nuclear plants from 2015 to 2021. Areva and EDF will reinforce their technical cooperation to develop new products aimed at improving performance of the French nuclear fleet, including an opportunity to cooperate on GAIA, a new fuel developed by Areva.

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