Reports of Areva contract

02 February 2007

[LeFigaro, various sources, 1 February]France's Areva will supply two 1600 MWe EPRs and fuel cycle services toChina Guangdong Nuclear Power Company, according to unnamed sources. Ithas been reported that Areva CEO Anne Lauvergeon spent a week in Chinaduring which discussions on new nuclear build intensified, culminatingin a memorandum of understanding. Two pressurized water reactors builtby an Areva subsidiary at Daya Bay for CGNPC started up in 1993 and1994 respectively.