3/19/2015EU Energy Union: Nuclear Power Is the Way Forward
Westinghouse Electric Company welcomes the first formal discussion in the European Council on the European Commission’s Energy Union Strategic Framework, but insists that the Energy Union discussions need to start from Europe’s indigenous strengths, including its nuclear capacities.
3/17/2015Westinghouse Advances SMR Design Certificate with US NRC Approval for Safety Testing Program
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved the company’s testing approach for the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor (SMR) design. The NRC approval is a significant step toward design certification and will reduce the time ultimately needed to license the Westinghouse SMR.
3/12/2015AP1000® Plant Design Review Advances Toward Closeout Phase in UK
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that U.K. regulators and the company have begun the closeout phase of the Generic Design Assessment of the AP1000® nuclear power plant, with a review timeline that supports milestones for developing the three-unit Moorside project in northwest England.
3/05/2015Westinghouse Fuel Performs Flawlessly as Expected at South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that its VVER-1000 fuel had performed flawlessly over at least three fuel cycles following an annual inspection of Westinghouse fuel assemblies at South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant Unit 3.
2/25/2015Westinghouse: EU Energy Union Can Inject a Renewed Sense of Pride in Europe's Strength
The presentation of its strategic framework for an Energy Union is an important milestone for the new European Commission. It is also just the beginning of a crucial debate about Europe's future. There is no shortage of challenges as the European Union prepares to launch a much-needed Energy Union. However, playing to Europe’s strengths will give us the confidence and inspiration to deliver a secure, low-carbon and competitive energy system.
2/02/2015Westinghouse Donation Provides Flood Relief to Bulgaria Kindergarten
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it will donate 17,000 Bulgarian Lev to support the re-opening of a local kindergarten in the town of
Mizia (Vratsa District) located in northwest Bulgaria
following last year’s devastating floods in the region.
1/26/2015Westinghouse Accompanies Historic U.S. Delegation to India
Westinghouse Electric Company President and CEO Danny Roderick was among a select group of CEOs representing U.S. businesses who met with the U.S. delegation to India. The delegation was led by President Barack Obama and a group of India CEOs, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
1/09/2015Westinghouse Invests in "Dream Center" Classroom at China Elementary School
Westinghouse Electric Company has joined with Haiyang Yucai Elementary School in China to develop a “Dream Center” multimedia classroom that brings creative educational programs to students and also enhances training for teachers at the school.
1/07/2015Arizona Public Service Company Signs Westinghouse Fuel Contract
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Arizona Public Service Company signed a $250 million contract with Westinghouse for fabricating and delivering its newest fuel product for the Combustion Engineering pressurized water reactor fleet.
1/05/2015Westinghouse, Bechtel Announce Foremost Alliance for U.S. Decontamination, Decommissioning and Remediation
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced a multi-year alliance agreement with Bechtel to provide tailored decontamination, decommissioning and remediation services to U.S. commercial nuclear power plants.