PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2016
– Westinghouse Electric Company
has been selected by Tennessee Valley Authority
(TVA) to provide refueling outage and inspection services for the Westinghouse-designed pressurized water reactors at Watts Bar Units 1 and 2 and Sequoyah Units 1 and 2.
The award is valued at approximately $75 million and covers the period 2016 through 2021.
“We are pleased to deliver outage services to TVA and help them to continue providing safe, clean, reliable and economic energy to those served in the Tennessee Valley,” said Mark Marano, Westinghouse president, Americas Region. “This contract builds upon a long working relationship between TVA and Westinghouse. Most recently, Westinghouse successfully completed initial core fuel load, and currently is assisting in the start-up and testing of Watts Bar Unit 2. We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with TVA for years to come.”
Outage management services are an important part of the Westinghouse portfolio of services that support the long-term operation of nuclear power plants, further providing energy security for the nation.
To learn more about Westinghouse Electric Company
and our 130-year history of innovation visit www.westinghousenuclear.com.