EDF – électricité de France
EDF is a French electric utility company. Its 58 active nuclear reactors are spread out over 19 sites. DP2D involved in INNO4GRAPH is in charge of decommissioning and waste management for EDF. In particular, EDF owns a fleet of six gas graphite reactors shut down in the 1990s. The dismantling operations of their reactor block will start with the dismantling of Chinon A2. It will be preceded by the building of a reactor decommissioning demonstrator which aims at testing and training people to increase safety, mastering schedule, reducing costs, increasing operators’ efficiency and confidence and minimising dosimetry as well as secondary waste.
EDF DP2D is also leading important projects in the field of radioactive waste management, for example with the ICEDA installation, which will enter under industrial service by the end of 2020. This installation is designed to pack and store MAVL waste from decommissioning facilities.
In addition, EDF DP2D owns three industrial waste metal treatment assets in France, Sweden and UK, grouped together within the Cyclife holding company.
Based on proven know-how, both in terms of waste management and decommissioning, the DP2D pursues an international development strategy in these two areas.
Role in the Project
- EDF coordinates the INNO4GRAPH project and will take an active part in almost all the tasks of the project.
- At the end of the project, it will be the main redactor of the roadmap for further developments. As the other project managers or contracting authorities involved in INNO4GRAPH project, EDF is interested in comparing, improving and testing its technical, organisational and strategic choices for the dismantling of its Chinon A2 reactor.
- EDF will contribute to the project by offering its expertise as well as a real case to be addressed (Chinon Nuclear Power Plant), EDF will play a particular role by being the owner of the future industrial demonstrator.
Michèle GUERIN - Inno4graph project director
EDF DP2D Graphite Reactors Decommissioning Demonstrator project executive since 2020.
In charge of the demonstrator building supplier contract and technological development; 20 years of experience in the nuclear industry.
Director of EDF DP2D Graphite Reactors Dismantling Program.
In charge of EDF’s graphite reactor dismantling and safe storing projects; 22 years of experience in the nuclear industry.
EDF DP2D Graphite Reactors Decommissioning Demonstrator project leader since 2018, in charge of international partnerships and technological development.
Between 2004 and 2018 Philippe Lefevre was in charge of graphite reactor dismantling studies for Chinon A, Bugey 1 and Saint-Laurent A.
EDF DP2D coordinator of R&D and Innovation activities for the Waste Management and Decommissioning Direction (DP2D) of EDF.
12 years of experience in conducting R&D projects connected to both nuclear and hydraulic energy production as well as team management.
Rémi QUENIN – Technical support to Inno4graph project coordinator,
EDF DP2D, Engineering Department.
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE (EDF)
|22 Avenue de Wagram, 75008 Paris, France|
EMPRESA NACIONAL DE RESIDUOS RADIOACTIVOS SA (ENRESA)
|Calle de Emilio Vargas, 7, 28043 Madrid, Spain|
|196 Avenue Thiers, 69006 Lyon, France|
CYCLIFE DIGITAL SOLUTIONS (Cyclife DS)
|615 Avenue de la Roquette, 30200 Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France|
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES (CEA)
|25 Rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France|
SOCIETA' GESTIONE IMPIANTI NUCLEARI PER AZIONI (SOGIN)
|Via Marsala, 51c, 00185 Roma RM, Italy|
LIETUVOS ENERGETIKOS INSTITUTAS (LEI)
|Breslaujos g. 3, Kaunas 44403, Lithuania|
Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per la Ricerca Tecnologica Nucleare (CIRTEN)
|Via Lambruschini, 4, 20156 Milano MI, Italy|
THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER (UoM)
|Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PL, UK|
WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC SPAIN SA (WES)
|Calle Estébanez Calderón, 3, 1ST FLOOR, 28020 Madrid, Spain|
ANSALDO NUCLEARE SPA (ANN)
|Via Nicola Lorenzi, 8, 16152 Genova GE, Italy|
TECNATOM S.A. (TECNATOM)
|Av. de los Montes de Oca, 1, 28703 San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid, Spain|
|58a Rue du Dessous des Berges, 75013 Paris, France|
EDF graphite reactor dismantling demonstrator
|37420 Beaumont-en-Véron, France|