Framatome, US Department of Energy Secure $150 Million Cooperative Agreement to Advance Accident Tolerant Fuel

Framatome and the U.S. Department of Energy secure a new 4-year cooperative agreement valued at more than $150 million to continue the development of its PROtect enhanced accident tolerant fuel (EATF) technology. These technologies increase the safety performance of commercial nuclear reactors while providing operators more flexibility during normal operating conditions.

Evaporator Repair at Savannah River Site

Framatome and Savannah River Remediation (SRR) successfully completed repair work on a high-level waste evaporator (3H) at the DOE’s Savannah River Site (SRS) in Aiken, SC. By designing and using customized components and specialized inspection and repair techniques, Framatome’s team safely cleaned, welded, and sealed the identified evaporator leak.