PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Orano TN, the nuclear logistics subsidiary of Orano, has been selected by the American electric utility Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) for the final offload of more than 900 used fuel assemblies contained in the pool of its Fort Calhoun nuclear power station in Nebraska. To carry out this operation, Orano TN will supply 30 NUHOMS® dry storage systems and the associated "pool to pad" transfer services for several tens of millions of dollars.
NUHOMS® canisters, already in use at the Fort Calhoun facility, are
approved for both onsite storage and offsite transportation, ensuring
long-term used fuel management.
"We are proud to continue our nearly 15-year trusted relationship with our client OPPD and the Omaha community," said Greg Vesey, Senior Vice President of Orano TN. "As before, our commitment is to transfer the used fuel to the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation in a safe, accelerated and cost-effective manner."
Orano TN’s NUHOMS® systems have securely stored used nuclear fuel in the United States for more than two decades, with installations at 33 sites around the country.
Orano transforms nuclear materials so that they can be used to support the development of society, first and foremost in the field of energy.
The group offers products and services with high added value throughout the entire nuclear fuel cycle, from raw materials to waste treatment. Its activities, from mining to dismantling, as well as in conversion, enrichment, recycling, logistics and engineering, contribute to the production of low carbon electricity.
Orano and its 16,000 employees bring to bear their expertise and their mastery of cutting-edge technology, as well as their permanent search for innovation and unwavering dedication to safety, to serve their customers in France and abroad.
Orano, giving nuclear energy its full value.