Products and Technology
The Products and Technology activities propose and manage AREVA plant model portfolio development. Being the design authority for models, it defines safety principles and manages reactor models licensing activities. It brings its expertise and supports the scope of activity of Reactors and Services BG by developing high-performance products and key technologies. It maintains and manages AREVA test and laboratory facilities.
AREVA is leading R&D programs on light water reactors key technologies in dedicated laboratories and competence centers.
To respond to the needs of its clients, AREVA is enlarging its power range with generation III+ models.
AREVA develops complex nuclear reactor control systems. The group is also involved in the modernization of existing systems.
AREVA is preparing for the future through its work on Generation IV reactor
A nuclear reactor enables a chain fission reaction to be produced and controlled at will. There are currently three different types.
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.