In 2014, AREVA generated consolidated revenue of 8.336 billion euros, a decrease of 8.0% in relation to the year of 2013 (-7.2% like for like).
The nuclear operations reported 2014 revenue of 8.210 billion euros compared with 8.864 billion euros in 2013, a 7.4% decrease (-7.3% like for like). Revenue in the Front End BG was up 7.8% (+7.8% like for like). Revenue in the Mining, Reactors & Services and Back End BGs fell, respectively, 24.4% (-24.5% like for like), 5.3% (-5.0% like for like) and 12.1% (-12.1% like for like).
The Renewable Energies BG reported 52 million euros in revenue, down 24.4% from 2013 (-21.4% like for like).
In France, revenue totaled 3.587 billion euros in 2014, down 4.6% compared with 2013. Over the same period, 4.749 billion euros in revenue came from abroad, a drop of 10.4% compared with 2013.
Foreign exchange had a negative impact of 5 million euros over the period, while consolidation scope had a negative impact of 70 million euros, due in particular to the transfer of Euriware, the information systems subsidiary, to Capgemini in May 2014.
Fourth quarter 2014 revenue totaled 2.779 billion euros, an increase of 7.8% compared with the fourth quarter of 2013 (+6.7% like for like), led by the Mining and Back End BG operations. Foreign exchange had a positive impact of 49 million euros over the period. Changes in consolidation scope had a negative impact of 24 million euros for the quarter.
The group’s backlog reached 46.9 billion euros at December 31, 2014, a sharp increase from December 31, 2013 (41.4 billion euros) and the highest level for the nuclear operations since the group was founded.
The treatment and recycling agreement with EDF on used fuel transportation and recycling and MOX fuel fabrication for the 2013-2020 period added more than 5.5 billion euros to the backlogs of the Back End and Front End BGs for the year.
It should be noted that the backlog does not include the amount from agreements signed with EDF in October 2013 for the EPR reactors project at Hinkley Point in the United Kingdom and for the related fuel.
The total order intake was 13.4 billion euros year on year, a sharp increase from 2013 (7.4 billion euros), led by the multiyear agreements with EDF in the recurring businesses.