News Releases

Westinghouse Advances Key Radioisotope Technology to Fight Cancer

Breakthrough approach enables large-scale production of Actinium-225 in operating commercial nuclear reactors

Cranberry Township, PA – June 23, 2023 – Westinghouse has developed and successfully demonstrated a novel approach to produce Actinium-225 (Ac-225) radioisotopes in commercial nuclear reactors. This breakthrough will enable large-scale production of Ac-225 for the first time globally to use in advanced cancer treatments.

Westinghouse Strengthens Nuclear Safety in Ukraine with Advanced Cooling System Upgrades at Energoatom’s VVER-440 Reactors

Long-Term Containment Cooling Systems Are a Key Safety Enhancement for Severe Accident Management

Rivne, Ukraine, June 13, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company announced today it has signed a contract with Energoatom to design, manufacture and deliver Long-Term Containment Cooling Systems as part of the modernization of Rivne Nuclear Power Plant Units 1 and 2 in northern Ukraine. The cooling systems will greatly improve safety margins at the site by ensuring stable heat removal and effective containment depressurization in the case of an accident.

Westinghouse and Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe Advance Poland’s Nuclear Energy Program with Contract Signing

Key Agreement is Critical Step in Implementation of AP1000® Reactor Project

Cranberry Township, PA – Feb. 22, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company and state-owned Polish utility Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe (PEJ) today signed a contract to advance Poland’s new nuclear energy program. The agreement moves the country one step closer to deploying multiple AP1000® reactors, the most advanced Generation III+ nuclear reactor available today. 

Westinghouse Brings Global Decommissioning Expertise to Norway

Cranberry Township, PA, July, 18, 2022 –Westinghouse Electric Company announced today a major engineering contract with Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning (NND) to plan the decommissioning of the country’s two nuclear research reactors located in Halden and Kjeller. The three-year agreement includes options up to six years and is valued up to $100 million (NOK 1 billion).