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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...

2010-12-23 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Howard Bruschi has been elected an International Fellow of The Royal Academy of Engineering of the United Kingdom. He was cited for his exceptional leadership and ingenuity in the design, development and licensing of the Westinghouse Electric Company advanced passively safe AP600(TM) and AP1000(TM) nuclear power reactors. Mr. Bruschi was formally inducted into The Royal Academy in a ceremony...

2010-12-20 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company has completed preparatory work on fuel for its AP1000(TM) nuclear power plants and manufactured the first four fuel assemblies at the company's Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) in South Carolina. This fuel will be used at Sanmen Unit 1, located in the Zhejiang Province of China. The AP1000 pressurized water reactor (PWR) fuel design uses proven "Robust Fuel Assembly(TM)" technology, which is already in...

2010-12-08 10:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company has won a contract valued at approximately 130 million Euros ($172 million) to provide two new emergency power buildings with related emergency power systems for Axpo AG's Beznau Nuclear Power Plant in Dottingen, Switzerland. Beznau is a 730 MWe two-unit nuclear plant equipped with Westinghouse pressurized water reactors. The contract includes engineering, procurement and construction of two buildings, in total four...

2010-11-23 14:31:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a five-year contract to provide an extensive array of engineering services to Asociacion Nuclear Asco Vandellos (ANAV) nuclear plants in Spain. Under contract terms, Westinghouse will provide Nuclear Steam Supply Station (NSSS) and balance-of-plant (BOP) support, including systems engineering; Probabilistic Risk Assessment (Class 1 and 2); NSSS mechanical and instrumentation and control (I&C)...

2010-11-15 14:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, working in conjunction with EMD, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company (CWFC), is on schedule to deliver the world's largest canned motor reactor coolant pumps (RCPs) for use in the AP1000(TM) nuclear power plant after the initial unit successfully completed the latest in a series of diagnostic testing. EMD is completing diagnostic testing to confirm minor design modifications to the RCP...

2010-10-14 14:59:00

Experts: South Texas Project and V.C. Summer Reactor Trapped by Same "Powerful Undertow" of Unfavorable Economics, Cheap Natural Gas, Slumping Demand and Runaway Construction Costs That Caused the Collapse of Calvert Cliffs-3. WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The same combination of forces that brought down Constellation Energy's Calvert Cliffs-3 nuclear reactor are already well along in the process of undermining the two major remaining federal loan guarantee applicants:...

2010-08-27 10:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company celebrated the grand opening of a First-of-a-Kind Startup Test Engineer Training Facility at its headquarters in Cranberry Township, Pa. on August 25, 2010. The grand opening celebration included a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by facility tours featuring the facility's diagnostic lab room that comes complete with a flow loop. The Westinghouse Startup Test Engineer (WeSTETM) Training Facility will be used to train...


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