1000th Holtec Cask Safely Loaded By Exelon at LaSalle County Nuclear Generating Station

Holtec International is pleased to announce the successful loading this past week of its 1,000th dry spent fuel storage system. Number 1,000 was the third cask in the ongoing loading campaign by Exelon at LaSalle County Nuclear Generating Station, bringing the total number of Holtec casks completed by Exelon to 224. The campaign continues on schedule, with low dose, no injuries and no human-performance events. LaSalle utilizes the Holtec HI-STORM 100 System with the MPC-68M (Multi-Purpose Canister), which incorporates the state-of-the-art Metamic HT basket for maximum heat rejection capabilities.

Holtec’s 1,000th Cask – Loaded at Exelon’s LaSalle, June 2017

Jimmy Carter, Exelon’s Director of Dry Cask Storage, thanked Holtec for a great partnership. “Thank you to the Holtec leadership for supporting this loading campaign. It’s a great partnership and I’m thrilled to celebrate this milestone together,” said Carter.

Holtec’s Senior Vice President of Operations, P.K. Chaudhary added, “We are proud to support Exelon in completion of Holtec cask number 1,000. Our commitment to dry fuel storage solutions began with Exelon when they loaded Holtec cask number 1, so it is more than appropriate for us to share this major milestone together as well. Holtec is dedicated to continuing our industry leadership in dry storage technology and in teaming with partners to meet their fuel storage needs.”

Holtec International is a privately held company specializing in heat exchange technology and the design, engineering, manufacturing, and implementation of nuclear fuel storage solutions. The company is proud to be part of the revitalization of Camden, New Jersey, with recently opened office and manufacturing facilities dedicated to serving the energy industry.

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