5/13/2013Westinghouse and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. Form Joint Venture to Better Serve Global Market
Westinghouse Electric Company and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. (SNPTC) today announced the opening of a joint venture, SNPTC-WEC Nuclear Power Technical Services (Beijing) Co., Ltd, to provide supplier qualification services to the global AP1000® nuclear power plant market.
4/08/2013Westinghouse Submits Letter of Intent to Compete for US Department of Energy’s Second Funding Opportunity Announcement
Westinghouse Electric Company today announces that it has submitted a Letter of Intent to respond to the recent Department of Energy (DOE) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to accelerate the deployment of small modular reactor (SMR) technology.
4/03/2013Westinghouse Contracted to Support Argentina’s Embalse Nuclear Power Plant Steam Generator Replacement
Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that its subsidiary, PCI Energy Services, LLC (PCI), has signed a contract with Nucleoeléctrica Argentina S.A. (NA-SA) to provide engineering, specialty pipe cutting and welding services in support of the replacement steam generator program at Argentina’s Embalse Nuclear Power Plant. This work is part of the overall refurbishment program at Embalse to extend the plant’s life by up to an additional 30 years.
3/29/2013Westinghouse Announces Successful Setting of AP1000® Containment Vessel Top Head at China’s Haiyang Unit 1
Westinghouse Electric Company, its consortium team member CB&I, China’s State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation Ltd. and Shandong Nuclear Power Company Ltd. of China Power Investment Corporation today announced the successful setting of the AP1000 containment vessel top head (CVTH) for the nuclear island of Unit 1 at the Haiyang site in China.
3/26/2013Westinghouse Springfields Completes First French Fuel Delivery
Westinghouse Electric Company’s nuclear fuel manufacturing plant at Springfields, near Preston, has dispatched its first consignment of Light Water Reactor (LWR) fuel assemblies to France.
3/25/2013ČEZ Temelín Bid Ranking Reaffirms Westinghouse AP1000® Nuclear Power Plant Credentials; Westinghouse Temelín Bid Achieves Highest Ranking
Westinghouse Electric Company today welcomed the preliminary ranking by ČEZ a.s. of its bid for the expansion of Temelín Nuclear Power Plant in the Czech Republic. The top ranking by ČEZ reaffirms the quality and depth of the Westinghouse bid to develop and deliver a turnkey dual-unit AP1000 plant at Temelín.
3/14/2013Westinghouse President and CEO Statement on First Concrete Pour at Vogtle Unit 3
The following statement is attributable to Westinghouse Electric Company President and CEO Danny Roderick: “This has been a week of momentous progress in bringing a new generation of safe, clean, reliable nuclear energy to the United States. In the span of a few short days, the foundations have been successfully completed for two new AP1000® units in the southeastern U.S. – the first new nuclear plants to start construction in the country in three decades.
3/13/2013Westinghouse Awarded Replacement Fuel Contract for Forsmark 1 and Ringhals 3
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by Vattenfall Nuclear Fuels AB in Sweden to provide replacement fuel deliveries for the Forsmark 1 and Ringhals 3 nuclear power plants in 2015 and with an option for additional deliveries in 2016.
3/12/2013Westinghouse Signs Agreement for Local Nuclear Fuel Development in South Africa
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation Ltd (Necsa) to investigate and cooperate in the development of local fabrication capabilities for fuel assembly components.
3/11/2013Westinghouse President and CEO Statement on First Concrete Pour at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station
The following statement is attributable to Westinghouse Electric Company President and CEO Danny Roderick: “The successful completion of the first concrete pour at V.C. Summer Unit 2 signifies the start of an exciting new phase in the delivery of our AP1000® plants in the United States. It is a milestone of global significance that positions our consortium team to move forward with work on the critically important module installation.