EDF and AREVA back Saudi Arabia’s nuclear programme

EDF and AREVA back Saudi Arabia’s nuclear programme

EDF and AREVA back Saudi Arabia’s nuclear programme

French firms EDF and AREVA have signed a series of two agreements with organisations in Saudi Arabia to support the nation’s nuclear energy programme.

The first set includes Memorandums of Understanding with five Saudi companies which aim to help develop the industrial and technical skills of local companies while the other set has been signed with four universities.

EDF CEO Henri Proglio said: “These new agreements underline EDF and AREVA’s commitment alongside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to enable it to successfully implement its national energy strategy and in particular to develop its future nuclear programme by contributing to the development of a local network of manufacturers and by training qualified engineers.”

Read the full article here http://www.energylivenews.com/2014/01/06/edf-and-areva-back-saudi-arabia%E2%80%99s-nuclear-programme/

Source: Energy Live News

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