A Decade of Reconstruction

Christopner, Thomas A.
May 2004
Nuclear Plant Journal;May/Jun2004, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p28
Trade Publication
Interviews Thomas A. Christopher, president and CEO of Framatome ANP Inc. and chief executive officer and vice-chairman of AREVA Enterprise, Inc. regarding the reconstructions of nuclear plants in the U.S. Reactor vessel head change by the industry; Pressurizers changeout; Fuel transfer systems replacements, reactor coolant pumps upgrade and I&C systems change; Challenge on figuring out the best systems replacement; Expansion of electrical and I&C business.


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