12/17/2014Westinghouse Wins Contract to Provide Decommissioning Equipment to UK's Sellafield
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been contracted to deliver a second skip handler machine for the U.K.’s First Generation Magnox Storage Pond facility on the Sellafield nuclear site that is being decommissioned.
12/10/2014Westinghouse Expands Fuel-handling and Crane Manufacturing Site to Include Training Facility
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the expansion of its fuel-handling equipment and crane manufacturing site in Shoreview, Minn., U.S., including a 3,000-square-foot training center connected to the site’s manufacturing space via a new mezzanine.
11/26/2014Westinghouse Sweden Continues to Fuel Finnish Nuclear Plant
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) in Finland to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries for their reactors at the Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant.
11/24/2014Westinghouse Inks Multi-party Agreement to Develop Nuclear Power in Turkey
Westinghouse Electric Company, China’s State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) and Electricity Generation Company (EÜAŞ), the largest electric power company in Turkey, today announced an agreement to enter into exclusive negotiation to develop and construct a four-unit nuclear power plant site in the Republic of Turkey based on AP1000® reactor technology.
11/12/2014Westinghouse to Supply Fuel to German Nuclear Reactors
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by RWE and E.ON to manufacture and deliver nuclear fuel assemblies for the Gundremmingen and Emsland Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) in Germany. The contract includes two fuel deliveries for each NPP between 2016 and 2018, as well as two optional deliveries for each NPP in later years. Westinghouse will manufacture the fuel at its facility in Västerås, Sweden.
10/30/2014Westinghouse to Supply Advanced Safety System to Ukraine Nuclear Power Plants
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine (NNEGC Energoatom) to provide a passive hydrogen control system for VVER Units 1 and 2 at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine.
10/22/2014Westinghouse Calls on EU Heads of State to Agree on Technology-neutral climate and Energy Goals
Westinghouse Electric Company today called on European Union (EU) heads of state to remain committed to a low-carbon, affordable, and secure energy future. This recommendation is made in anticipation of the European Council taking place tomorrow on the EU 2030 climate and energy framework.
10/08/2014Westinghouse Welcomes European Commission Decision on Hinkley Point Nuclear Plant State Aid
Westinghouse Electric Company, a leading voice for the nuclear industry in Europe and worldwide, welcomes the European Commission’s conclusion, following an in-depth investigation, that the U.K.’s
plan to support the construction and operation of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point are consistent with European Union (EU) state aid rules relating to similar low-carbon projects.
10/06/2014Westinghouse Welcomes Commitment to a Strong EU Climate and Energy Framework
Westinghouse Electric Company, a leading voice for the nuclear energy industry in Europe and worldwide, welcomes EU energy ministers’ reaffirmed commitment to an ambitious binding climate and energy framework during today’s informal meeting in Milan.
10/01/2014Westinghouse Signs Eight Additional U.S. Nuclear Fuel Contracts; Continues Leak-free Leadership
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced it has booked nearly $500M worth of additional nuclear fuel contracts with eight utility customers in its Americas region within the past year. Also, all Westinghouse nuclear fuel loaded into U.S. pressurized water reactors (PWRs) and boiling water reactors (BWRs) has been operating at a 100-percent leak-free status since May 2014.