News Releases

Westinghouse Delivers First VVER-440 Fuel Assemblies to Energoatom

Event Celebrates Historic Fuel Load at Rivne NPP

Västerås, SWEDEN – September 12, 2023 –Westinghouse Electric Company announced that it delivered its first reload batch of VVER-440 fuel assemblies to Energoatom, the state-owned nuclear utility of Ukraine. Ukrainian Minister of Energy German Galushchenko, Swedish Ambassador to Ukraine Martin Åberg, Energoatom and Westinghouse leadership witnessed the fuel load into the reactor core at Rivne NPP.

Westinghouse Establishes Center of Excellence for LEU+ Fuel Manufacturing in the United States

Expanding state-of-the-art fuel operations in the US to meet future customer demand

Hopkins, South Carolina – August 25, 2023 - Westinghouse announced the creation of a center of excellence for Low Enriched Uranium Plus (LEU+) fuel manufacturing at its Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) in South Carolina.

Westinghouse Strengthens Energy Security in Slovakia

Westinghouse and Slovenské Elektrárne Sign Agreement for VVER-440 Nuclear Fuel

Bratislava, SLOVAKIA – August 25, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company signed a long-term agreement with Slovenské elektrárne to license and supply VVER-440 fuel assemblies to its Nuclear Power Plants in Slovakia. The agreement supports Slovakia’s energy security and diversification of nuclear fuel. Approximately 59% of the electricity produced in Slovakia is generated by nuclear power plants.

Westinghouse Congratulates Vogtle Team on Start of Fuel Load for Unit 4

Another Major Milestone Reached for the Second Westinghouse AP1000® Reactor at the Plant Vogtle Site

Cranberry Township, PA – Aug. 17, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company congratulates Georgia Power, Southern Nuclear, and other Vogtle project partners, on fuel load for the new Plant Vogtle Unit 4 AP1000® reactor near Waynesboro, GA. Vogtle’s Unit 3 AP1000 reactor entered commercial operation on July 31.

The Era of Advanced Nuclear Energy Arrives in the U.S. with First AP1000® Reactor Achieving Commercial Operation at Vogtle

Westinghouse Congratulates Southern Nuclear Company, Georgia Power and Project Partners on Significant Milestone

Cranberry Township, PA, July 31, 2023 – The first U.S. Gen III+ advanced nuclear Westinghouse AP1000® reactor today entered commercial operation at Southern Nuclear’s Plant Vogtle. Westinghouse congratulates the team at Southern, Georgia Power and the project partners for achieving commercial operation at Unit 3.