Areva wins spent fuel pool level instrumentation contract from Duke

Areva has received a contract award to provide Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) 20 VEGA Through-Air Radar Spent Fuel Pool Level Instrumentation (SFPLI) systems for the company’s nuclear energy plants, as well as a system specifically for training.

In direct response to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Near-Term Task Force recommendations on post-Fukushima safety upgrades at U.S. nuclear energy plants, Areva’s Through-Air Radar solution meets new requirements for spent fuel pool monitoring. The system features two redundant, independent channels and an independent power supply. This solution is reliable and rugged in adverse conditions, and has been proven in more than 300,000 applications including nuclear, military and industrial installations.

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