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Category: Advanced Fuel Solutions (3)

Powering the Future: 3D-Printed Fuel Components

February 3, 2021 by Westinghouse Electric Company

Categories: Advanced Fuel Solutions

Advanced manufacturing technologies provide design freedom and reductions of cost and lead-time.

Delivery You Can Trust: Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility 2020 Highlights

February 3, 2021 by Westinghouse Electric Company

Categories: Advanced Fuel Solutions, Our People & Culture

While 2020 was a year defined by unpredictability and uncertainty, our Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) continued to deliver best-in-class fuel assemblies, technology and components.

The Next Generation of Fuel Rod Cladding

January 20, 2021 by Westinghouse Electric Company

Categories: Advanced Fuel Solutions

AXIOM™ cladding provides utilities with enhanced features to improve fuel performance.

First Triton11™ Fuel Assemblies Delivered

February 27, 2019 by Westinghouse Electric Company

Categories: Advanced Fuel Solutions

The Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima (TVO) recently received the first eight TRITON11™ fuel assemblies at the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant. Last week the receipt inspection was successfully completed, and the assemblies are planned to be loaded in the core of the second unit during the upcoming outage.

Fueling the Future: How Westinghouse is Delivering What Matters

February 19, 2019 by Ken Canavan and Michele DeWitt

Categories: Advanced Fuel Solutions

As industry needs evolve, nuclear fuel providers are being called upon to deliver more without compromising safety or reliability. Utilities continue to require robust leak-free fuel performance but now seek increased severe accident tolerance utilizing high-performance materials while realizing the lowest fuel cycle costs possible. Numerous accident tolerant fuel (ATF) designs aim to meet these challenges, but Westinghouse is looking to exceed them and invent a truly amazing, advanced fuel technology.