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Areva U.S. CEO updates nuclear bloggers 01/07/11

January 11, 2011 by Dan Yurman

Jacques Besnainou says the Calvert Cliffs III reactor project is alive and well Areva U.S. CEO Jacques Besnainou (left) told a conference call of nuclear bloggers on Friday Jan 7 that the Calvert Cliffs III reactor project is still moving forward. He said that Unistar and EDF, which now own the project, are proceeding with the...[read more]

Stubborn Facts About Nuclear Power

July 1, 2009 by David Kalson

 “Facts are stubborn things,” said Jacques Besnainou, CEO of AREVA North America. Invoking John Adams’ quote, he was not referring to just any facts, but to facts about nuclear power, particularly as it applies to the U.S., at the Tuck Speaker Series of the French-American Foundation, held in New York on June 8th.  And the...[read more]

Areva U.S. CEO talks with nuclear bloggers

June 7, 2009 by Dan Yurman

Jacques Besnainou sets up an open mike for questionsAreva North American President Jacques Besnainou is like a starship captain.  This past week he went where no reactor vendor CEO has gone before by opening up, unfiltered by corporate PR, to a group of nuclear energy bloggers.  The company has claimed it will practice "...[read more]