9/12/2013Westinghouse Contracted to Segment Spain’s José Cabrera Nuclear Reactor Vessel
Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by ENRESA (Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos), the Spanish agency responsible for radioactive waste management and nuclear plant decommissioning, to segment the reactor vessel head (RVH) and reactor vessel (RV) at the José Cabrera Nuclear Power Station (also known as Zorita). The contract represents the first time a Westinghouse designed pressurized water reactor (PWR) vessel will be segmented in Spain and second in Europe.
9/09/2013Westinghouse, Toshiba and Exelon Nuclear Partners to Collaborate on Nuclear Project in Saudi Arabia
Westinghouse Electric Company, Toshiba Corporation and Exelon Nuclear Partners (ENP), the largest nuclear power fleet operator in the U.S., today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to create a joint proposal for the construction of nuclear power plants for King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (K.A.CARE), the government body established to develop alternative energy sources in Saudi Arabia.
8/08/2013BWRPLUS Formed to Leverage Synergy between Westinghouse and Toshiba Bentley to Lead Efforts of Providing Customers with a Single Communication Channel
Westinghouse Electric Company and Toshiba Corporation today announced the formation of BWRPLUS, a new joint marketing organization for operating nuclear power plants in North America that will leverage the synergies between Westinghouse and Toshiba.
7/29/2013Westinghouse AP1000® Completes Phase 2 of Canadian Pre-Project Design Review
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that its AP1000® pressurized water reactor has completed Phase 2 of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Pre-Project Design Review.
7/25/2013Westinghouse and Vítkovice Take First Concrete Steps Towards Building Czech AP1000® Reactors
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has contracted with Vítkovice Power Engineering a.s., a member of the Czech Vítkovice Machinery Group, to construct a mock-up of one of the AP1000® nuclear power plant’s critical modules in preparation for the potential construction of Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear power plants in the Czech Republic.
7/18/2013Westinghouse Wins Contract to Continue Supporting Spain’s El Cabril Waste Repository
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been awarded a contract by ENRESA to provide architect engineering services in support of the El Cabril low- and intermediate-level nuclear waste repository in southern Spain.
7/15/2013Westinghouse Will Continue to Provide Nuclear Fuel in Germany for E.ON Kernkraft Plants
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that E.ON Kernkraft GmbH will exercise an option in an existing contract for additional deliveries of replacement fuel assemblies for its nuclear power plants in Germany, extending the original 2012 contract for additional replacement deliveries to 2016 and 2017.
7/02/2013PaR Nuclear, Inc. Begins Doing Business as Westinghouse; Peter D. Adams Appointed Director
Westinghouse Electric Company subsidiary PaR Nuclear, Inc., today announced that it will begin doing business as Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, effective immediately. The change will align PaR Nuclear more closely and clearly within the Westinghouse Electric Company organization and brand.
7/01/2013Westinghouse Completes First SMR Fuel Assemblies and will Begin Testing in Columbia, SC; Submits Application for DOE SMR FOA
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has completed the manufacturing and assembly of two nuclear fuel test assemblies for the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor (SMR) at its Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility in Columbia, South Carolina.
6/25/2013Westinghouse Lauds Efforts of U.S. Government in Support of New Nuclear Construction in India
Westinghouse Electric Company today lauded the efforts of a range of United States government officials and agencies in helping Westinghouse and other U.S.-based companies pursue business in the global commercial nuclear energy market, citing Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts this week in India as the most recent example of this support.