Preserving our Assets

Mignogna, Gary
July 2016
Nuclear Plant Journal;Jul/Aug2016, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p26
Trade Publication
The article presents an interview with Gary Mignogna, president and chief executive officer of nuclear power company AREVA Inc. Topics of the interview include the approaches on how AREVA reduce cost and increase power generation at its facilities through innovative maintenance of individual components, his opinion about the role of renewable energy and advanced reactors in the nuclear energy industry and the issues that need to be addressed to achieve the 80-year power plant life.


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