Category: Microreactors

Nuclear Leaps to the Great Beyond – Westinghouse Attends the 2024 Space Symposium

Categories: Microreactors

Westinghouse pioneered nuclear power by building the world’s first commercial reactor…and we are now preparing to do the same for the Moon and beyond.

Our eVinci™ team is developing the AstroVinci™ Space Microreactor which leverages resilient and mass efficient power source capabilities for satellite and lunar surface applications.

eVinci™ Microreactor Team Closes Out 2022 with Milestone Achievement

January 27, 2023 by Westinghouse Electric Company

Categories: Microreactors

The microreactor team last month submitted two important topical reports to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and 24 white papers during 2022, on critical aspects of the technology and design

Bringing advanced nuclear technology to communities that need clean, reliable electricity doesn’t just happen. The process involves research and development in the lab as well as interactions with the technology’s licensing authority, in this case the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Those interactions are vital to receiving design certification and an operating license—the ultimate goal.

Study Concludes eVinci™ Micro Reactors A Real Solution For Clean Energy in Canada

October 25, 2021 by Westinghouse Electric Company

Categories: Technology Leadership, Sustainability, Microreactors

In partnership with Bruce Power, Westinghouse recently completed a feasibility study with conclusive results that the eVinciTM micro reactor can provide necessary, clean and cost-competitive energy to decentralized, off-grid markets in Canada. The report focuses on key market opportunities, including remote communities and industrial mines. It also emphasizes the benefits the technology can provide in support of the government policy to meet decarbonization goals in Canada.

Westinghouse is shaping the future of clean energy

Categories: Next-Gen Plants, Microreactors, AP1000

Nuclear is essential to enhance the green energy mix and shift to a carbon-free economy.

Westinghouse Expertise Featured at The Advanced Reactors Summit VIII

March 31, 2021 by Westinghouse Electric Company

Categories: Next-Gen Plants, Carbon-Free, Microreactors

Last week, Westinghouse had the opportunity to participate in The Advanced Reactors Summit, hosted virtually by the United States Nuclear Industry Council (USNIC). A number of Westinghouse experts had the opportunity to share our commitment to carbon-free energy and the potential that exists for advanced reactors.