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Electricity producers are facing new challenges: to generate energy that is safe, competitive, and compliant with greenhouse gas emissions reduction requirements. To meet these challenges they have to revisit their generation portfolio.

To answer customers’ needs, AREVA has developed a low-carbon emission offer, relying on the group’s technologies, products and services.

This customized and flexible offer proposes an optimum combination of renewables and nuclear to help energy companies to meet their business objectives.


Field Report #3: Low-Carbon Power Generation

Field Report #3: Low-Carbon Power Generation

Facing climate change issues, utilities are looking for long-term strategies to optimize their investments and manage uncertainties – like fossil fuel costs and CO2 price. This goal is reachable with an optimum combination of AREVA’s nuclear and renewable energy technologies.

AREVA’s portfolio satisfies short-term and long-term requirements for low-carbon power generation

As one of the world’s largest energy companies, AREVA develops, deploys and supports a full portfolio of innovative low-carbon generation technologies. This flexible approach capitalizes on the group’s core expertise, as a high technology supplier, EPC contractor, and robust long-term partner.

AREVA is also able to put in place the low-carbon power production means that answer customers’ needs in terms of timeframe and size.

Nuclear and renewables are the most effective technologies for producing low-carbon power to supply baseload. They provide utilities with a hedge against fuel and CO2 costs, have an unparalleled safety record, and generate significant added value locally, through jobs creation.

In fact, a power generation portfolio combining nuclear and renewables allows for reliable and affordable power generation, with minimal environmental footprint.

Time scale implementation from GO to GRID:

Illustration of the time scale implementation from GO to GRID
Illustration of the low-carbon technologies within AREVA's scope of expertise

About Clean Energy Park

General view of a bioenergy plant in the United States

This concept perfectly illustrates the complementary features of AREVA’s low-carbon offer.

A clean energy park creates value in terms of jobs and education, localization, tax revenue and low-carbon power generation. It allows short-term developments based on renewables technologies, paving the way for longer term investments like new generation nuclear plants and partnerships with power-intensive industrial consumers.

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The group offers a portfolio of four energies - wind power, bioenergy, solar power and hydrogen - plus customized project funding and support solutions.

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Nuclear Energy

Armed with 40 years experience, AREVA presents the market with a unique offer: enable competitive and safe electricity production with controlled costs.