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Update on the Subterranean Used Fuel Storage System, HI-STORM UMAX and the Universal Transport Package, HI-STAR 190

We are pleased to report that the HI-STORM UMAX independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) is built and ready to receive multi-purpose canisters at the SONGS site (please see an aerial view below; printed with permission from UxC, Volume 23,…

Groundbreaking Ceremony to Construct Ukraine’s Central Storage Facility Highlights the Nation’s View of Nuclear as an Indispensable Clean Energy Source

On November 9, 2017, Ukraine’s national nuclear operator, NAEK Energoatom, led by its perspicacious President, Yuri Nedashkovsky, hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for the site construction of the Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility (CSFSF). The ceremony was inaugurated by Ukraine’s Vice…

Brazil’s Angra 1 & 2 and Spain’s Cofrentes Nuclear Power Plants Join the Ranks of Esteemed Holtec Clients

We are pleased to welcome Brazil’s Angra 1 & 2 and Spain’s Cofrentes nuclear power plants to our ranks of international clients who have selected Holtec’s technology through rigorous international tendering processes. The map below shows an updated list of…

Peening to Fortify Multi-Purpose Canisters Against Stress Corrosion Cracking Enters Production Following Intensive R&D Effort

We are pleased to report that the “peening R&D project” to armor San Onofre’s Multi-Purpose Canisters (MPCs) as part of an overall service life extension program has been successfully completed in collaboration with the Southern California Edison (SCE) company. After…