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Westinghouse, Northrop Grumman, and Astrobotic Awarded U.S. Air Force Contract to Power Satellites with Nuclear Energy

The Advanced Research Contract Supports the JETSON Space Program

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., Dec. 12, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Space Vehicle Directorate has selected Westinghouse for an advanced space research program. The award supports the Joint Emergent Technology Supplying On-Orbit Nuclear power (JETSON) High Power program.

Westinghouse and ENEC Sign Agreement to Explore eVinci™ Microreactor Deployment

COP28 Announcement Supports Global Climate Objectives

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Dec. 5, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) to explore deployment of the eVinci™ microreactor in the UAE. The MoU signing took place at COP28 in Dubai in recognition of the role nuclear energy will play to accelerate global decarbonization.

First Canadian eVinci™ Microreactor Targeted for Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Research Council Receives Government Funding for Project Development

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Nov. 27, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company today congratulated Saskatchewan Research Council on its funding to operate the first-ever eVinci™ microreactor in Canada. Westinghouse and SRC signed an MOU last year to jointly develop a project to locate an eVinci microreactor in Saskatchewan to further explore industrial, research and energy use applications. 

Westinghouse Launches eVinci™ Microreactor Accelerator Hub

Pittsburgh Facility Advances Commercialization of Groundbreaking Technology

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Oct. 24, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the launch of a new design and manufacturing facility near downtown Pittsburgh to accelerate commercialization of the eVinci™ microreactor. In June, Westinghouse established eVinci™ Technologies LLC as a separate business unit within the company to streamline all aspects of bringing the microreactor to the market.

eVinci™ Microreactor Selected for Department of Energy FEEED Contract

Work Will Support Deployment of eVinci Nuclear Test Reactor in Idaho

Cranberry Township, PA – Oct. 23, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company today announced its selection by the Department of Energy for a Front-End Engineering and Experiment Design contract to support commercialization of its eVinci™ microreactor. The DOE funding supports planning for the deployment of the eVinci Nuclear Test Reactor at Idaho National Lab.