Company is committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
Cranberry Township, PA, May 15, 2023 – Westinghouse Electric Company released its inaugural Sustainability Report today. This report highlights our work to deliver clean energy technology globally, protect the environment, embed sustainability throughout our business and invest in our employees and communities across the world.
In 2022, Westinghouse took significant actions to drive a sustainable future for both our own operations and for the global clean energy transition. The report outlines key initiatives and achievements for 2022 across clean energy deployment, environmental stewardship, diversity, equity and inclusion, safety, corporate governance and other priority areas. Highlights include:
- Established 2050 target for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.
- Powered 25% of total U.S. clean energy production with nuclear fuel technology.
- Achieved 27% decrease in Scope 1 & 2 Emissions since baseline year of 2019.
“Westinghouse has always been part of the solution for achieving a carbon-free future across the world,” said Patrick Fragman, President and CEO. “Our leading clean energy technology supports our customers’ efforts to achieve net-zero commitments utilizing clean, safe and reliable nuclear power. Our mission is upheld by our values and implemented by our talented and diverse colleagues across the world.”
Westinghouse provides the technology to create a sustainable future and enhance energy security around the globe and eventually in outer space. The AP1000® reactor, the AP300™ small modular reactor, the eVinci™ microreactor, Generation IV lead fast reactor (LFR), and Pumped-Thermal Energy Storage, together, create a blueprint for a carbon-free ecosystem that serves communities large and small with reliable, cost-effective electricity, district and process heat, and water desalination. Our nuclear fuel and operating plant services enable safe, efficient and reliable operations, extending the lifecycle of the installed fleet that generates clean and secure energy world-wide.
Click below learn more about Westinghouse’s focus on the future and to download the 2022 Sustainability Report.