Nuclear power project by TVA adds Areva as contractor

Areva said it will join the team of contract partners helping the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA, NYSE: TVC) complete the partially finished 1,260 MW Bellefonte 1 nuclear power plant in Alabama.

Areva’s scope of work includes engineering, construction and component-replacement work on the plant’s nuclear systems as well as fuel design and fabrication. Areva also will supply a digital reactor instrumentation and control (I&C) system, a modernized control room and a plant simulator for training operations personnel.

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