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The Reactors and Services Business Group

Olkiluoto3 - Finland - P. Bourdon

The Reactors & Services Business Group brings together the design and construction of the two main nuclear reactor systems in use worldwide – the pressurized water reactor and the boiling water reactor. It also manufactures naval propulsion reactors and research reactors. The Reactors & Services business also offers the products and services needed for the maintenance, modernization and control of all types of nuclear reactors.

102 pressurized water reactors
Key figures

World leader in the design and construction of nuclear power plants, AREVA aims to build one third of the world’s new nuclear power capacity.

  • 36 % of AREVA’s consolidated revenue in 2013
  • 15,592 employees worldwide

 

Construction of the EPR™ in Finland

The Reactors and Services business group designs and constructs nuclear reactors. It also offers services for nuclear power plants installed base.

News

Nuclear Safety: AREVA successfully delivers water level instrumentation systems to the Spanish utility NUCLENOR

10/22/2014

Nuclear Safety: AREVA successfully delivers water level instrumentation systems to the Spanish utility NUCLENOR

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AREVA welcomes the approval by the European Commission to proceed with the Hinkley Point C EPR project

10/08/2014

AREVA welcomes the approval by the European Commission to proceed with the Hinkley Point C EPR project

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Saint-Alban nuclear power plant

The Reactors and Services business group designs and builds reactors and equipment for nuclear power plants. Its services improve their productivity and safety.

Reactors and Services activities throughout the world

map of Reactors and Services activities throughout the world
3D view of the EPR's™ reactor coolant system

With which products and services did AREVA become a world leader in the construction of reactors or the replacement of heavy equipment?

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Generation III+ Reactor portfolio

AREVA offers a portfolio of three latest generation (III+) reactor models intended for use in nuclear power plants: EPR™, ATMEA1 and KERENA. They allow electricity providers to achieve their competitiveness, safety and power generation capacity objectives. The power range of these reactors goes from 1,100 MWe to more than 1,650 MWe.

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The EPR™ reactor key assets

The generation III+ EPR™ reactor provided by AREVA is currently the latest development in pressurized water reactors (PWR). Safety, operational performance and competitiveness are the key strengths of the reactor. Today, it is under construction in Finland, France, and China. 3D visit.

EPR™ reactors around the world
Key assets of the EPR™ reactors
AIRE: an innovative technology

After two years of internal R&D and collaboration with external organizations like FIATECH, AREVA has developed a solution for practical interoperability called AIRE.