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2011-05-20 16:03:00

PITTSBURGH, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse is confident in the AP1000 design and its passive safety features, as it is one of the most studied, reviewed and analyzed nuclear power plant designs in the history of the commercial nuclear power industry. No other reactor design has received such scrutiny before or has gone through such thorough analytical review by the NRC and the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS), as well as highly respected independent experts and...

2011-05-19 13:30:00

PITTSBURGH, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company President and CEO Dr. Aris S. Candris today addressed the company's 15,000 global employees and delivered a message of optimism for the nuclear energy industry. One of the primary topics of the address was the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan that crippled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. While Dr. Candris acknowledged that the crisis may result in a period of review and reassessment of nuclear...

2011-04-14 14:00:00

PITTSBURGH, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced a key organizational appointment in the company's ongoing effort to provide excellence in business and operational areas. Bruce Bevilacqua has been named vice president, Americas. In this position, Mr. Bevilacqua will be responsible for project delivery, customer relationships and business development for all product lines in support of AEP, Dominion, Exelon, PPL Susquehanna LLC, PSEG and Xcel Energy....

2011-04-14 10:00:00

Public Citizen, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, and San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace Among Those Urging NRC to Delay Licensing While NRC and Presidential Commission Conduct a Full Study of Implications of Japan Reactor Crisis. WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A total of 45 groups and individuals from across the nation are formally asking the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to immediately suspend all licensing and other activities at 21 proposed nuclear...

2011-03-08 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it has signed an agreement with Endesa to share information on the Westinghouse AP1000® nuclear energy technology. The agreement is aimed at providing Endesa with more information on the AP1000® design and performance, and with a view to potentially selecting the technology for future new nuclear projects to be built in Spain and South America. Westinghouse...

2011-02-17 09:03:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating its 125th Anniversary and leveraging more than half a century of advanced nuclear reactor experience, Westinghouse Electric Company achieves yet another milestone in energy history today with the introduction of its Small Modular Reactor. The Westinghouse SMR -- a 200 MWe-class, integral pressurized water reactor -- extends the advances realized in the company's industry-leading AP1000® reactor design. The...

2011-02-14 01:21:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has entered into a long-term agreement with South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), the principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG), to provide nuclear fuel fabrication services for the V.C. Summer nuclear power plant in South Carolina. The contract is valued in excess of $400 million, and includes fuel fabrication services for the existing reactor there, as well as...

2011-01-19 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuclear Power Delivery UK (the team established to deliver the Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear power plant to UK customers) announced today that Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) have been signed with three of the biggest names in the UK nuclear industry supply chain - BAE Systems, Doosan Power Systems and Rolls-Royce. These new agreements build on MOUs signed with the same three organisations by Westinghouse back in September 2008. Nuclear Power...

2011-01-18 16:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it has reached agreement with China Baotou Nuclear Fuel (CBNF) to design, manufacture and install fuel fabrication equipment that will enable China to manufacture fuel for the fleet of Westinghouse AP1000® nuclear power plants now being built there. Total value of the contract is $35 million. Additional terms are not being disclosed at this time. The equipment will be sourced...

2011-01-18 16:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company and China's State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation today signed a two-year extension of a nuclear cooperation agreement that focuses on continued deployment of the Westinghouse AP1000® nuclear power plant in China as well as service and maintenance, technology development and strategic investment. The original agreement was signed in 2008. Currently, Westinghouse and its consortium team member...


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