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2014-03-31 23:25:49

Westinghouse Electric Company announced the successful completion of a significant milestone at the AP1000® nuclear power plant currently under construction in Sanmen, China, when the Unit 1 main control room was declared operational by Sanmen Nuclear Power Company, Ltd. and State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation. Once the plant is online and operating, certified reactor operators will work from the main control room to monitor and control plant processes. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB)...

CASL, Westinghouse Simulate Neutronics In AP1000 Reactor Core
2014-02-19 10:58:13

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Scientists and engineers developing more accurate approaches to analyzing nuclear power reactors have successfully tested a new suite of computer codes that closely model “neutronics” — the behavior of neutrons in a reactor core. Technical staff at Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, supported by the research team at the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL), used the Virtual Environment for Reactor Applications core...

2014-01-29 23:28:24

Westinghouse Electric Company welcomes the decision by the Polish government to adopt its new program for nuclear power, which will pave the way for the construction of the country’s first nuclear power plant. This new program corresponds with the aims of the European Commission’s proposed energy and climate objectives to be met by 2030. Warsaw, Poland (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company welcomes yesterday’s decision by the Polish government to adopt its new...

2013-09-12 23:25:54

Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos (ENRESA), the Spanish agency responsible for radioactive waste management and nuclear plant decommissioning, to segment the reactor vessel head and reactor vessel at the José Cabrera Nuclear Power Station. Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by ENRESA (Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos), the Spanish agency...

2013-07-29 23:02:57

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. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 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. The objective of a Pre-Project Design review is to verify, at a high...

2013-07-25 23:22:21

Westinghouse Electric Company 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 AP1000 nuclear power plants in the Czech Republic. Prague (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has contracted with Vítkovice Power Engineering a.s., a member of the...

2013-07-01 23:02:20

Westinghouse Electric Company completes 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. Submits its proposal in response to the Department of Energy (DOE) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to accelerate the deployment of SMR technology. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has completed the...

2013-06-06 16:21:48

Company to Replace Steam Generators at Pennsylvania Nuclear Power Plant FREDERICK, Md., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement, and construction services for replacing three steam generators at Unit 2 of FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company's (FENOC) Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport, Pennsylvania. Bechtel replaced three steam generators at Beaver Valley Unit 1 in 2006. (Logo:...

2013-03-25 23:00:14

Westinghouse today welcomed the top preliminary ranking by ÄŒEZ a.s. of its bid for the expansion of Temelín Nuclear Power Plant in the Czech Republic, reaffirming the quality and depth of the Westinghouse bid to develop and deliver a turnkey dual-unit AP1000 nuclear power plant at Temelín. PRAGUE (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today welcomed the preliminary ranking by ÄŒEZ a.s. of its bid for the expansion of Temelín Nuclear...

2012-07-02 06:21:50

PRAGUE, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has submitted a fully compliant and competitive bid to CEZ, a. s. to develop and deliver a turnkey dual-unit AP1000 plant for completing the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant Units 3 and 4 Project. Westinghouse is eager to build upon its demonstrated success in the Czech Republic on Temelin Units 1 and 2. And, with more than 50 years of worldwide experience leading the nuclear industry,...