February 1, 2013
PARIS (AP) — France's state-controlled nuclear giant Areva says its revenue grew 5.3 percent last year as the nuclear business picked up and moved past the Fukushima disaster that called into question the future of atomic energy.
The company said Thursday that it brought in 9.34 billion euro ($12.66 billion U.S.) in 2012. It saw the biggest growth in its renewable energy, nuclear fuel and reactors business groups. Sales from renewable energies rose 92 percent — but they still make up a very small proportion of the company's overall take.
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