EnergySolutions Announced as Team Member to Manage and Operate Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (Chalk River)

Salt Lake City, Utah – June 29, 2015 – EnergySolutions announced today that the joint venture company, Canadian National Energy Alliance (CNEA), in which it holds an equity stake, has been selected by the Government of Canada as the preferred bidder to manage and operate Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) which includes Chalk River Laboratories, Whiteshell Laboratories and other sites throughout Canada.

The CNEA joint venture is led by CH2M and along with EnergySolutions also includes Fluor and SNC-Lavalin, with Rolls Royce as an integrated team subcontractor.

“We appreciate the confidence the Government of Canada has in EnergySolutions and the CNEA team to deliver on CNL’s waste and decommissioning responsibilities, support nuclear federal commitments and service customers of the Laboratories,” said David Lockwood, CEO and President of EnergySolutions.

CNEA was selected through a rigorous, comprehensive and competitive procurement process.  The Government of Canada and CNEA will finalize the contract over the next few months.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for EnergySolutions to apply our unique nuclear expertise and to work closely with our team members to fulfill the mission of the Canadian Government,” added Lockwood.

EnergySolutions offers customers a full range of integrated services and solutions, including nuclear operations, characterization, decommissioning, decontamination, site closure, transportation, nuclear materials management, processing, recycling, and disposition of nuclear waste, and research and engineering services across the nuclear fuel cycle.

For additional information please contact Mark Walker at or 801- 231 -9194.