The device replaces existing components above the reactor vessel closure head and enables the entire component to be removed during a refueling outage in fewer steps. It is customized specifically for the Summer plant. Areva has installed 10 integrated head assemblies in the U.S., most recently at Ameren Missouri’s (NYSE: AEE) Callaway Energy Center.
The assembly is scheduled for delivery during a planned outage in 2017.
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