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Westinghouse Reaches a Key Milestone with Accident-Tolerant Fuel Technology

Fuel Designed to Enable Extended Operating Cycles for Nuclear Plants

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., Jan. 25, 2024 - Westinghouse Electric Company provided 25 irradiated nuclear fuel rods, including accident-tolerant fuel, to Idaho National Laboratory (INL) for testing and examination, a critical step toward qualification of the new design.

Westinghouse Awarded Trio of Grants from UK Nuclear Fuel Fund

Government Funding Will Support Investment for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Fuels

Lancashire, England, July 27, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that the U.K. Government’s Nuclear Fuel Fund has awarded three grants to upgrade and expand the Springfields Fuel Fabrication Facility to support the United Kingdom’s next-generation nuclear reactors.

Westinghouse-led Project will Secure VVER Fuel Supply in Europe and Ukraine

The Accelerated Program for Implementation of Secure VVER Fuel Supply (APIS) Brings Together 12 European Partners and is Co-funded by the European Union

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Västerås, Sweden -- July 6, 2023 – A consortium led by Westinghouse was selected by the European Union (EU) to develop and deliver a secure, fully European nuclear fuel supply to Russian-designed pressurized water reactors (VVER). Diversifying the sources of VVER fuel will be fully achieved by strengthening European capabilities in design, manufacturing, and supply while accelerating the capacity-building process.

Westinghouse Selected for Contract Extension to Fuel UK Advanced Gas Cooled Reactors

Springfields, United Kingdom – June 28, 2023 --Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it has signed an agreement with EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited (NGL) to supply fuel to Advanced Gas Cooled Reactors (AGR) from its Springfields fuel fabrication facility.

Westinghouse’s VVER-1000 Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Agreement Helps Cement Bulgaria’s Energy Security

Westinghouse and Kozloduy Sign Long-Term Partnership for Nuclear Fuel

Sofia, Bulgaria – Dec. 22, 2022 – Westinghouse Electric Company and Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) have signed a 10-year contract to fabricate and deliver VVER-1000 nuclear fuel for Unit 5. This new agreement guarantees reliable supply of the only fully Western option for VVER nuclear fuel fabrication.