About UniStar Nuclear Energy, LLC
, one of the leaders in the energy market in Europe, is an integrated energy company active in all businesses: generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply and trading. The EDF Group is the leading electricity producer in Europe. In France, it has mainly nuclear and hydraulic production facilities where 95% of the electricity output involves no CO2 emissions. EDF’s transport and distribution subsidiaries in France operate 1,285,000 km of low and medium voltage overhead and underground electricity lines and around 100,000 km of high and very high voltage networks. The EDF Group is involved in supplying energy and services to more than 38 million customers around the world, including more than 28 million in France. The EDF Group generated consolidated sales of € 65.3 billion in 2011, of which 43% is outside of France. EDF is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange and is a member of the CAC 40 index.
As the leading U.S. nuclear supplier and a key player in the electricity transmission and distribution sector, AREVA’s 5000 American employees are committed to serve the nation and pave the way for the future of the electricity market. The company’s commitment to America is reflected in its initial investment of $200 million in the U.S. EPR. With 40 locations across the nation and $9.1 billion in revenues in 2010, AREVA combines homegrown leadership, access to worldwide expertise and a proven track record of performance. In the U.S. and in over 100 countries around the world, AREVA is engaged in the 21st century’s greatest challenges making energy available to all, protecting the planet and acting responsibly towards future generations. AREVA Inc. is headquartered in Bethesda, Md. Visit us at www.us.areva.com.
Bechtel Power Corporation is a global engineering, construction and project management company that builds fossil and nuclear power plants. Bechtel has worked on more than 150 nuclear plants around the globe and has provided management, engineering and/or construction services to 85 percent of the 104 operating U.S. nuclear power plants. Bechtel has been rated the #1 overall contractor in the United States and the #1 power contractor by Engineering News Record magazine each year for the past seven years. Privately owned with headquarters in San Francisco, Bechtel has 40 offices around the world and 52,000 employees. The company had revenues of $27.9 billion in 2010. It has been the No. 1 ranked U.S. contractor twelve years running.
The world's No. 1 supplier of nuclear turbine systems,
Alstom has installed more than 180 units worldwide, meaning that more than 30 percent of the entire worldwide nuclear installed base uses Alstom equipment. UniStar has contracted with Alstom to supply a minimum of four turbine generators for its fleet of U.S. EPRs. To help support this contract, Alstom constructed a new 350,000-square foot facility at its existing plant site in Chattanooga, Tennessee, creating at least 350 new jobs.
Excel Services Corporation provides global services to the nuclear industry, nuclear regulators and
federal agencies. The core of the company’s offerings is regulatory and engineering services. The
company was founded in 1985 and is based in Rockville, Maryland (USA). Excel's focus is the resolution
of technical, safety and regulatory issues. The firm's mission is to achieve the highest level of safety and
performance in nuclear facility operations. Excel provides services across Regulatory and Licensing,
Management and Consulting, Engineering and Technical along with Training and Operations.