Areva CEO says Orders Will Reach €1bn

6 December 2009 (Last Updated December 6th, 2009 18:30)

French nuclear group Areva's order book at the end of the year for renewable energies will amount to €1bn, CEO Anne Lauvergeon told the French media. In an interview with French Radio France Info, Lauvergeon said renewable energies, such as wind power and biomass, represent around 3% of

French nuclear group Areva's order book at the end of the year for renewable energies will amount to €1bn, CEO Anne Lauvergeon told the French media.

In an interview with French Radio France Info, Lauvergeon said renewable energies, such as wind power and biomass, represent around 3% of Areva's annual revenue.

Areva, which is 93% state-controlled, is a nuclear reactor specialist.