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Westinghouse Extends UK Nuclear Power Plant's Life

Company Joins Industry Partners to Keep Sizewell B Nuclear Power Plant Operating to 2055

Suffolk, UK, April 7, 2022 – Westinghouse, together with Jacobs and General Electric, has been chosen by EDF to support the preliminary life extension work at the Sizewell B nuclear power station in Suffolk, United Kingdom. EDF, which operates Sizewell B, is leading a Long-Term Operation (LTO) program aimed at extending the station’s operating lifespan by 20 years to 2055.

Springfields at 75

The site powering the UK’s clean energy

On 28th March 1946, Springfields was named as the site for nuclear fuel production for the UK and has played a vital role for both the industry and the UK ever since. Today, Springfields manufactures the nuclear fuel which produces around 32% of the UK’s low carbon electricity – playing a key role in the UK achieving its Net Zero by 2050 clean energy ambitions.

Care About Carbon. Care About Nuclear Energy.

Nuclear energy is part of the solution for those who care about a changing climate.

You care about creating a carbon-free future. So why should you also care about the benefits of nuclear energy? Because nuclear power offers these important benefits while providing safe, clean and reliable energy:

Celebrating 70 years of Apprentice Training at Springfields, for UK National Apprentice Week 2021

It is the 14th annual UK National Apprenticeship Week (8th to 14th February 2021) – an annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships. Last year, our Springfields Apprentice Training Centre celebrated its 70th anniversary, having trained more than 30% of the current Springfields workforce, and more than 2,000 apprentices since 1950.

Bridging the Digital Gap

Innovative Technology and Industry Expertise offer a Simplified Path to Plant Modernization

When the world’s first AP1000® plants came online at the Sanmen and Haiyang sites with no major startup issues, it confirmed for the world what we already knew – our instrumentation and control (I&C) solutions bring peace of mind to utilities concerned about their systems’ reliability. But how does this success translate to operating plants across the globe?