Suez and CEA sign cooperation agreement

18 July 2007

[Suez, CEA, 17 July] Frenchenergy trading company Suez and France's Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)have signed a five-year agreement to cooperate in research anddevelopment in the nuclear energy sector. The agreement, which can berenewed for three-year periods, covers: research and studies onGeneration-IV power reactors; improvement of reactor performance andsecurity; and, radioactive waste management and decommissioning. Suezowns and operates the Doel and Tihange nuclear power plants in Belgium,as well as having 1100 MWe of capacity at the Tricastin and Choozplants in France.

Further information

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WNA's Cooperation in the Nuclear Power Industry information paper

WNN: Suez to "own and operate" nuclear plants

 

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