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2010-06-15 13:00:00

PITTSBURGH, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company will be the key organization spearheading industrial applications for one of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Energy Innovation Hubs. As part of a broad effort to spur innovation and achieve clean energy breakthroughs, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman recently announced selection of a team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for an award of up to $122 million over five years to establish and...

2010-06-10 14:00:00

PITTSBURGH, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced a new organizational structure built around a regional approach to conducting business and four individual product lines which will now report to a newly appointed President of Operations. In making the announcement, Westinghouse President and CEO Dr. Aris S. Candris said the new organization is an outgrowth of a detailed, two-year analysis to further ensure that Westinghouse is well prepared to meet the...

2010-05-21 15:36:00

PITTSBURGH, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the appointment of Professor Itumeleng Mosala as the company's regional vice president in South Africa. Professor Mosala takes over for Dr. Rita Bowser, who is now serving as vice president, United Kingdom AP1000(TM) Projects for Westinghouse. Professor Mosala will work to maintain and build relationships with key stakeholders in the South African nuclear industry. He brings extensive government, political...

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...

2010-04-28 07:30:00

HYDERABAD, India, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced it has finalized a master agreement with the global engineering services provider Infotech Enterprises Ltd., headquartered here and its U.S. affiliate, Infotech Enterprises America, Inc., (collectively, "Infotech") for the provision of engineering services in India and the United States by creating the Westinghouse India Engineering Center ("WIEC"). WIEC will be located at Infotech's campus in...

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...

2010-04-26 14:06:00

PITTSBURGH, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by EDF-CIDEN (Engineering Center for Dismantling and the Environment) to provide reactor vessel (RV) dismantling services for the Chooz A nuclear reactor in France. The first of a three-reactor plant, Chooz A was shut down in 1991 after an operational life of 24 years. It will become the first pressurized water reactor (PWR) in France to be fully dismantled. Chooz units B1 and B2 remain...

2010-04-20 09:35:00

PITTSBURGH, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the unprecedented, growing demand for clean, secure energy worldwide, Westinghouse Electric Company announced a restructuring of its Research and Technology Unit (RTU) into three major segments: R&T Strategy, Nuclear Energy Innovation Leadership (NEIL) hub and R&T Operations. Dr. Kate Jackson, Westinghouse senior vice president for RTU and chief technology officer, said the realignment supports the company's aspirations to...


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