1/22/2014Westinghouse Welcomes European Commission's 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies
1/14/2014Westinghouse Takes Next Steps To Build Three AP1000® Nuclear Reactors In UK With NuGen
12/23/2013Westinghouse Announces Successful Setting of AP1000® Plant Shield Building Conical Roofs at China’s Sanmen Unit 1 and Haiyang Unit 1
12/19/2013Westinghouse Expands Capacity of European Maintenance Center to Meet Growing Customer Demand
Westinghouse Electric Company today inaugurated the extension of its European Maintenance Center in Nivelles, Belgium to provide scalable growth to support an increasing customer base, including Electricité de France (EDF), as well as Spanish energy giants Endesa and Iberdrola.
12/12/2013Westinghouse and Bulgaria Take Steps Toward AP1000® Nuclear Power Plant Construction
Westinghouse Electric Company and Toshiba Corporation welcome the decision of Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD (BEH EAD) to enter into exclusive talks to advance the opportunity to develop and construct an AP1000® nuclear power plant for Kozloduy Unit 7 in Kozloduy, Bulgaria.
12/10/2013Westinghouse Continues to Serve Leibstadt Nuclear Power Station Fuel Needs in Switzerland
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG has decided to extend its fuel contract with Westinghouse for manufacturing and delivery of reload fuel to the nuclear power plant in Leibstadt, Switzerland. As a result of the decision, the existing contract (including five reload deliveries in the years 2011-2015) is extended for two additional reload deliveries in 2016 and 2017.
11/26/2013Westinghouse Sees Promising Future for Nuclear Energy Development in Brazil; AP1000(R) Plant 'The Right Fit' for Country's Needs
Brazil’s growing economy, rich uranium reserves and commitment to clean energy sources make it ideally suited for new nuclear energy development based on the latest safety technologies, the leader of Westinghouse’s new-plant business said this week.
11/21/2013Westinghouse, U.S. Rep. John Barrow Celebrate Construction Progress at Plant Vogtle
Westinghouse Electric Company and its nuclear construction consortium partners achieved a significant milestone today as the 40 hour and 46 minute continuous placement of nuclear concrete for Georgia Power’s Vogtle Unit 4 AP1000® nuclear reactor was safely concluded.
11/05/2013Westinghouse Nuclear Power Plants Senior Vice President Statement on Concrete Pour at V.C. Summer
The following statement is attributable to Westinghouse Electric Company Nuclear Power Plants Senior Vice President Jeff Benjamin: “This weekend, we reached another significant milestone in making the first new nuclear plants to be built in the United States in three decades a reality, with the pouring of basemat nuclear concrete for V.C. Summer Unit 3. Nearly 500 people worked 43 hours and 25 minutes this weekend, continuously pouring concrete. Thanks to the lessons we learned from the Unit 2 concrete pour and also from our other construction projects, we were able to complete this milestone safely and even more efficiently. I am proud of the dedication of our team as we work together to deliver these two AP1000® units for South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) and Santee Cooper.
11/05/2013Westinghouse Appoints Steve Hamilton as Senior Vice President, Quality, Environment, Health and Safety
Westinghouse Electric Company today appointed Steve Hamilton as senior vice president, quality, environment, health and safety, effective immediately. In this position, Mr. Hamilton will lead global Westinghouse efforts in continuous improvement, quality compliance and environment, health and safety activities.