5/04/2015Westinghouse Applauds Brazilian Government’s Nuclear Energy Plans
Westinghouse Electric Company said today it welcomes the Brazilian government’s reaffirmation of nuclear energy as a source of reliable, clean electricity to meet the country’s energy needs and enable future economic growth.
5/04/2015Westinghouse Safely Delivers Reactor Vessel Components to AP1000(R) Plant Construction Site in Georgia (U.S.)
Westinghouse Electric Company safely delivered approximately 200 tons of reactor vessel components to the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Georgia (U.S.), site of two AP1000® nuclear power plant units under construction, on April 28, 2015
4/22/2015Westinghouse Extending Capacity of Sweden's Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has signed a contract with Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB, the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company to increase the capacity of the cooling system, also known as the cooling chain, at the Central Interim Storage Facility for Spent Nuclear Fuel (Clab) located outside Oskarshamn, on Sweden’s east coast.
4/02/2015Westinghouse and Bulgaria Agree to Continue Kozloduy Discussions
Westinghouse Electric Company announced that while the Share Holder Agreement for Kozloduy Unit 7 had expired discussions are continuing on a new structure and timeline.
3/31/2015Westinghouse Appoints Aziz Dag Vice President and Managing Director, Northern Europe
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced it has appointed Aziz Dag to the position of vice president and managing director, Northern Europe. Dag also will serve as the chief executive officer of Westinghouse Electric Sweden. The legal transition, as well as all regulatory responsibilities, will take place following procedure completion by all relevant authorities.
3/28/2015Westinghouse Surprised and Disappointed with Latest Legal Decision on Koeberg Contract
Westinghouse Electric Company is surprised and disappointed with the outcome of its challenge to the legality of the decision by Eskom's Board Tender Committee to award the tender for the provision of six new steam generators, to be installed in the two nuclear reactors at the Koeberg nuclear power station, to Areva.
3/26/2015Westinghouse and Hochtief Team to Provide End-of-life Services for German Nuclear Plants
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has signed a Teaming Agreement with HOCHTIEF Infrastructure GmbH and HOCHTIEF Engineering GmbH to offer integrated decommissioning, decontamination and remediation services for nuclear power plants.
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.