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2013-04-26 08:20:31

BEIJING, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, today announced that its proprietary HOLLiAS-N Distributed Control System ("HOLLiAS-N DCS") was successfully applied to Unit 1of Ningde Nuclear Power Plant ("Ningde NPP") and went into commercial operation. Hollysys' HOLLiAS-N DCS is one of the high-end DCS products Hollysys...

2012-08-28 23:02:00

Westinghouse Electric Company today announces that it has received a contract from the Kozloduy NPP — New Build PLC of Bulgaria to perform a feasibility study on a potential seventh unit at the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant. The required study will encompass a review of two potential designs: a reactor of VVER design utilizing equipment already purchased by the customer together with Westinghouse instrumentation and control (I&C) systems, fuel and a Toshiba Corporation turbine...

2012-03-22 10:21:31

PITTSBURGH, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse today affirmed that it will apply to the Department of Energy (DOE) in response to the final Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for investment funds worth up to $452 million. The fund was authorized by Congress to facilitate the rapid development and deployment of small modular reactor (SMR) technologies. The DOE plans to consider SMR applications that incorporate passive safety features and that can be licensed expeditiously,...

2012-03-19 10:22:01

PITTSBURGH, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has completed fabrication of all 157 fuel assemblies and related components needed to operate the first-ever AP1000® nuclear power plant, Sanmen Unit 1, in Zhejiang province, China. Completion of fabrication is a major milestone for Westinghouse and its Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility in Columbia, South Carolina, where the fuel assemblies were completed and delivered to the Sanmen Nuclear...

2012-02-09 15:09:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its review of nuclear construction, the Tennessee Valley Authority announced Thursday a new management alignment for Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 2 and Bellefonte Unit 1. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Dave Stinson, vice president of construction at Watts Bar Unit 2, is moving to Bellefonte to lead the engineering, design and infrastructure planning under way at that site. Ray Hruby,...

2012-01-23 13:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilities throughout the United States are choosing Westinghouse Electric Company's SHIELD® reactor coolant pump (RCP) passive thermal shutdown seal to further enhance the safety of their nuclear plants. To date, the Westinghouse SHIELD shutdown seal has been installed in one dual-unit nuclear plant, and Westinghouse has received orders from five more for a total of 37 reactor coolant pump (RCP) installations. The SHIELD passive thermal...

2011-08-18 15:54:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors on Thursday began putting into action the Integrated Resource Plan that will meet the region's electricity needs today and into the future. The actions embrace TVA's vision for cleaner, reliable and competitively priced power. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) "With today's actions, TVA will add more clean energy from nuclear and natural gas sources to its...

2011-08-09 12:30:00

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Releases Expert Engineer's Report Highlighting Major Roadblocks to Finishing Long-Abandoned Critically Compromised Reactor Project KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Efforts by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to resume construction at the long-shuttered, nearly forty-year-old Bellefonte nuclear reactor Unit 1 in Jackson County, Alabama, are unlikely to be successful due to seven major problems, including water damage to...

2011-08-08 14:30:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Monday a plan that will provide a two-month transition in the leadership of its Nuclear Generation Development and Construction group. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Ashok Bhatnagar, senior vice president for NGDC since 2007, has announced his plan to retire, effective Oct. 1. With the pending retirement, Chief Operating Officer Bill McCollum has named Mike...

2011-07-07 15:13:00

COLUMBIA, Md., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelson Energy Inc., an independent power producer, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its 968 MW Magnolia Combined Cycle Gas Plant, located in Benton County near Ashland, Mississippi, to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The plant is a modern, fully permitted generating facility with a proven operational history with TVA, located in the TVA service area and connected...