Category: Advanced Fuel Solutions (4)

First Triton11™ Bwr Fuel Assemblies Completed; Approved for Delivery to Tvo

January 21, 2019 by Westinghouse Electric Company

Categories: Advanced Fuel Solutions

The first eight TRITON11 fuel assemblies prepared for Finland’s Teollisuuden Voima’s (TVO) Olkiluoto nuclear power plant recently were successfully completed and approved for delivery. TVO representatives witnessed the fuel assembling, final inspection and channeling in Westinghouse’s Västerås, Sweden fuel manufacturing facility. This campaign will be followed by a delivery of 10 TRITON11 fuel assemblies to OKG’s Oskarshamn nuclear power plant in Sweden in mid-2019.

Plants Running on Westinghouse Fuel Experience Higher Fuel Reliability

December 12, 2014 by Jeff Bradfute

Categories: Advanced Fuel Solutions

December 12, 2014 - In 2006, the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) challenged the U.S. commercial nuclear industry to eradicate fuel leakage by 2010. Although sustained leak-free performance has yet to be realized, Westinghouse, among other fuel providers, has diligently worked to achieve a significant increase in fuel reliability and leak-free fuel performance in the U.S. and globally.