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2011-04-20 14:00:00

PITTSBURGH, , April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today appointed Joe Zwetolitz as vice president, Americas, effective May 2, 2011. The appointment is part of the company's ongoing effort to provide excellence in business and operational areas. In this role, Mr. Zwetolitz will be responsible for project delivery, customer relationships and business development for all product lines in support of the company's Canadian customers (AECL, Bruce Power, Hydro-Quebec and...

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....

2011-03-30 17:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- State Nuclear Electric Power Planning Design and Research Institute (SNPDRI) based in Beijing, China, has chosen Intergraph® SmartPlant® Foundation and other SmartPlant Enterprise solutions to manage engineering data for its AP1000(TM) project. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081211/DECLOGO ) As a subsidiary of State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC), SNPDRI sought a standard...

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...

2011-01-18 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...