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Westinghouse Advances eVinci™ Microreactor Commercialization in Canada

Ongoing Vendor Design Review Brings Innovative Technology Closer to Reality

Cranberry Township, PA, September 27, 2022 – Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a service agreement with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to bring its eVinci™ microreactor closer to commercialization. The agreement initiates a Vendor Design Review (VDR) which is a pre-licensing technical assessment of the eVinci microreactor design. Westinghouse will execute both Phases 1 and 2 of the VDR as a combined program, signaling the eVinci microreactor’s design and technology maturity.

Westinghouse eVinci™ Micro Reactors Energize Canada's Carbon-Free Efforts

Company's Micro Reactor Receives Government of Canada Funding, Supports Country's Aggressive Climate Goals

Burlington, Ontario, Canada, March 17, 2022 – Westinghouse Electric Canada announced today, along with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, an investment of C$27.2 million from the Government of Canada’s Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF). This investment will support funding for the eVinci™ micro reactor which will bring carbon-free, transportable, safe, and scalable energy anywhere Canada requires reliable, clean energy.

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

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 Expertise Featured at The Advanced Reactors Summit VIII

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.