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2010-08-06 09:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company LLC announced today that it has successfully completed the Final Design Review of the AP1000(TM) squib valves. Representatives from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and AP1000(TM) utility customers were in attendance during the Final Design Review. Westinghouse has also successfully completed prototype testing of the AP1000(TM) squib valves and has begun the manufacturing process. These steps mark important...

2010-08-02 13:30:00

LONDON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuclear Power Delivery UK - the delivery organisation for the Westinghouse-designed AP1000(TM) nuclear reactor - today signed a contract with Horizon Nuclear Power for preliminary work to be carried out between now and the end of the year, as part of preparatory design studies for Horizon's proposed new power station in North Wales. Managing Director of Nuclear Power Delivery UK, Dr. Rita Bowser, said, "This is a welcome demonstration from Horizon that they...

2010-05-18 13:00:00

PITTSBURGH, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Curtiss-Wright Flow Control - EMD and Westinghouse Electric Company LLC announced today that they are continuing the successful testing of the world's largest canned-motor reactor coolant pump (RCP) at Curtiss-Wright Flow Control EMD's facility in Cheswick, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pa., the birthplace and currently a major hub of the commercial nuclear power industry. During testing on Thursday, May 13, the AP1000(TM) pressurized water reactor RCP...

2010-05-14 14:19:00

PITTSBURGH, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company LLC co-hosted a conference on the current and future potential of nuclear energy in Italy under the ongoing co-operation with the Italian energy foundation EnergyLab. Westinghouse sponsored the event, titled "AP1000(TM) is on schedule for 2013," which was held at the Chamber of Deputies in Rome. The event highlighted the successes of current AP1000 projects, principally that all four AP1000 plants are on schedule in China...

2010-05-12 16:45:00

PITTSBURGH, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company lauds the nuclear energy provisions of legislation released today in the U.S. Senate that will further support the global nuclear renaissance and thereby reduce greenhouse gas emissions while enhancing global energy independence. In commenting on the legislation, Westinghouse President and CEO Dr. Aris S. Candris said: "The new nuclear energy plants that are being built, and will be built, over the next decades are clearly...

2010-04-27 11:01:00

PITTSBURGH, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with leading Polish energy provider Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) to collaborate on delivering the AP1000(TM) nuclear power plant in response to Poland's initiatives for nuclear capacity. Under the agreement, Westinghouse and PGE will jointly study the feasibility of building new nuclear reactors in Poland based on the AP1000(TM), the world's most...

2010-02-23 12:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company LLC announced today that it has been notified by CEZ that it has successfully complied with the qualification requirements stipulated in the Qualification Documentation for the public contract "Completion of the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant." Westinghouse received the confirmation from CEZ on February 18, after submitting its response to the Qualification Document, issued by CEZ, in October 2009. In that submission,...

2010-02-16 11:09:00

The following statement is attributable to Dr. Aris S. Candris, President and CEO of Westinghouse Electric Company. PITTSBURGH, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse and its consortium team member The Shaw Group (NYSE: SHAW), are under contract to provide two of Westinghouse AP1000(TM) nuclear power plants at Southern's Vogtle site in Georgia. The consortium is also building four AP1000s(TM) in China and has been selected to provide no less than 12 additional AP1000s elsewhere in the...

2010-02-05 10:41:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westinghouse AP1000(TM) pressurized water reactor has completed Phase 1 of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Pre-Project Design Review. The objective of a Pre-Project Design review is to verify, at a high level, the acceptability of a nuclear reactor design with respect to Canadian safety requirements and criteria, including the identification of fundamental barriers to licensing a new reactor design in Canada. The review is conducted...

2009-12-16 10:28:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rita Bowser has been appointed vice president, UK AP1000(TM) Projects. Responsible for directing the AP1000(TM) program in the United Kingdom, Dr. Bowser's responsibilities will expand to include leadership of other AP1000(TM) projects throughout the European Union as opportunities there continue to develop. "Rita will lead the Westinghouse delivery team as negotiations and activities continue with our customers and our construction partners,"...


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