Areva signs nuclear upgrades agreement with Entergy

Areva DZ LLC, a joint venture of Areva and Day & Zimmerman ECM, has signed agreements with Entergy Nuclear for future upgrades at all nine Entergy nuclear plant sites.

The five-year agreements include full-scope engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for capital projects to upgrade the sites for future operations. Entergy owns eleven nuclear units at nine plant sites. The eleven nuclear units include five General Electric boiling water reactors (BWRs), three Combustion Engineering pressurized water reactors (PWRs), one Babcock and Wilcox PWR and two Westinghouse PWRs. Entergy’s nuclear fleet includes the 688 MW Pilgrim, 605 MW Vermont Yankee, 2,069 MW Indian Point, 798 MW Palisades, 838 MW FitzPatrick, 978 MW River Bend, 1,133 MW Grand Gulf, 1,839 MW Arkansas Nuclear One and 1,176 MW Waterford stations.

Areva DZ LLC was formed in April 2009 to offer all U.S. operating sites full EPC services for plant modifications under a single contracting model.

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