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.
2/27/2013Westinghouse, Toshiba and Metrostav Sign Memorandums of Understanding with Three Leading Czech Republic Engineering Firms in Preparation for Temelín Expansion
Westinghouse Electric Company, Toshiba Corporation and Metrostav today announce the signing of three highly significant Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with ÚJV Řež a.s., ŠKODA PRAHA Invests.r.o. and KRÁLOVOPOLSKÁ RIA a.s. — all leading Czech-owned and operated engineering companies. These MOUs come in preparation for the construction of Westinghouse AP1000® nuclear power plants at Temelín in the Czech Republic.
2/15/2013Westinghouse Signs Teaming Agreement with ClydeUnion Pumps
Westinghouse Electric Company and ClydeUnion Pumps, an SPX brand, have signed a teaming agreement to market jointly the ClydeUnion Pumps Turbine Water Lubricated (CUP-TWL) pump in an arrangement that will include new plant applications and operating nuclear power plants worldwide.
2/12/2013Westinghouse Electric Company Announces Next Step in Fuel Production for the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the next step in the production of fuel for the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor (SMR). The Westinghouse engineering design team in the fuel fabrication facility in Columbia, S. C., has initiated fabrication of the Westinghouse SMR prototype fuel assemblies for testing.
1/10/2013Westinghouse Installs Simulators; Trains Control Room Operators; Achieves Milestones for World’s First AP1000® Nuclear Power Plants
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the successful on-time installations of AP1000® full-scope plant reference simulators at China’s Sanmen and Haiyang Nuclear Power Plants.