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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.

Interest in Westinghouse AP300™ Small Modular Reactor, AP1000® Technology Surging in Europe as Slovakia Begins Deployment Discussions

MOUs Establish Framework to Move Forward on Technical, Commercial Aspects for Projects

Bratislava, Slovakia, July 17, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the signing of memorandums of understanding (MOU) with Slovak state-owned nuclear company JAVYS on the potential deployment of AP1000® reactors and AP300™ small modular reactors (SMR).

Westinghouse Signs Key Contract for AP1000® Reactor with Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP-Newbuild to Support Bulgaria’s Energy Future

Contract Confirms the AP1000® Reactor as the Most Advanced and Proven Technology Available to Serve the Need for Competitive, Clean and Secure Energy

Cranberry Township, PA, June 14, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company today announced it signed a Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract with Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP-Newbuild for a new AP1000® reactor to be located at the Kozloduy site. Work is commencing per the agreement to assess Bulgarian industry and the existing infrastructure at the Kozloduy site for its potential to support the construction of an AP1000 reactor.

Westinghouse and Fortum Sign MOUs to Evaluate AP1000® Reactors and AP300™ Small Modular Reactors in Finland and Sweden

Deployment of Multiple Advanced Reactors Would Achieve Clean Energy Goals

Helsinki, Finland, June 7, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company and Finland’s Fortum today announced the signing of Memoranda of Understanding to study the possibilities for the development and deployment of AP1000® and AP300™ reactor projects in Finland and Sweden. The MOUs establish a framework of collaboration for detailed technical and commercial discussions and explore cooperation on the next steps to implement Westinghouse reactor technologies in both countries.

Westinghouse and Bechtel Solidify Project Team for AP1000® Nuclear Power Program in Poland

Consortium Principles Agreement Outlines Roadmap to Project Completion

Warsaw, Poland – May 25, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company, Bechtel and Polish utility Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe today signed an agreement defining the principles of the parties' cooperation in the design and construction of Poland's first nuclear power plant. The agreement sets out a plan for the delivery of the project and confirms the implementation of the next major stage of Poland's flagship nuclear energy initiative.