EDF Energy and Holtec International Sign Long-Term Agreement for Supply of Casks and Loading Campaigns for Sizewell B

In a signing ceremony in London on December 17, 2019, EDF Energy’s Managing Director of Generation Mr. Matt Sykes hosted the signing of a Long-Term Agreement with Holtec International for the supply of casks and loading campaign services for Sizewell B.

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Project Cheetah, Launched Fifteen Years Ago to Advance Safety of all Aspects of Used Nuclear Fuel Management, Notches New Milestones

Project Cheetah, quietly rolled out in 2004, has produced some transformative technologies such as underground canister storage, double wall canister and forced gas dehydration that have made dry storage implementation increasingly more efficient with the storage systems evolving into vanishingly small dose emitters and impregnable fortresses of security.

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Holtec and Entergy Jointly Submit License Transfer Application for Indian Point

Holtec International and Entergy Corporation, through their affiliates, have jointly submitted a License Transfer Application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requesting approval to transfer the NRC licenses for the Indian Point Energy Center to Holtec after the last unit permanently shuts down by April 30, 2021. 

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HDI Harnesses New Technologies for Enhanced Decommissioning of Nuclear Plants
From Left to Right: J. Scott Thomson (HDI), Tim O’Connor (Xcel Energy), Pierre Oneid (Holtec), Chris Cunningham (OPG), Dr. Kris Singh (Holtec), Christopher Bakken, Chair (Entergy), Pamela Cowan (HDI), Victor McCree (NRC-retired), Sandy Taylor (SNC Lavalin), Dominique Miniere (OPG-Canada), Kelly Trice (CDI)

HDI Harnesses New Technologies for Enhanced Decommissioning of Nuclear Plants

Members of Holtec International’s Decommissioning Advisory Board met on October 29, 2019 to assay advances made by the Company in its first year of decommissioning endeavors related to Oyster Creek (formerly Exelon’s) and Pilgrim (formerly Entergy’s) nuclear plants. This board is comprised of noted industry stalwarts representing many of North America’s leading nuclear operators.

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Heat Transfer Division to Provide an Innovative Air-Cooled Condenser System for Jackson Generation in Illinois

We are pleased to announce that a leading architect, engineer and constructor in the United States, has awarded a contract to Holtec International to provide the Company’s patented innovative induced draft air cooled condenser (ACC) system for a power generation project in Elwood, Illinois. The shorthand for Holtec’s induced draft air-cooled condenser system is “HI-KOOL.”

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Holtec International and New Mexico’s Building and Construction Trade Council Forge Agreement for Building the Nation’s First Consolidated Interim Storage Facility

Holtec International and the New Mexico Building and Construction Trade Council (Council) have agreed to establish a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to provide workers and craftsmen to construct the HI-STORE Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) in Lea County, New Mexico. Under the terms of the Commitment Agreement, Holtec will award the construction work for the HI-STORE CISF exclusively to a general contractor who agrees to implement the terms of the PLA.

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Chernobyl’s dry storage facility completed by Holtec is now ready to be commissioned to process and load used fuel from its three shuttered reactors

Success at last! On August 29, 2019, Holtec’s Project team completed the comprehensive pre-commissioning program (also called Cold Tests) for the Chernobyl Interim Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility (ISF-2) – the world’s largest dry storage installation. Completion of Cold Testing, marked by the demonstration of full functionality of the Facility with no major issues or impediments to licensed operation, was confirmed at the working meeting by the Ukraine’s national nuclear regulator, State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) on September 6, 2019. ISF-2 will formally enter  commissioning once the Operator (Chernobyl NPP) obtains SNRIU’s individual operation license which will initiate the marathon campaign to dismember each of Chernobyl’s 21000-plus fuel assemblies into three parts (two fuel bundles and an activated connecting rod) in a purpose-built Hot Cell and place them in interim dry storage. 

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Holtec International and Eos Energy Storage, LLC Team up to Establish HI-POWER, a Multi-Gigawatt Aqueous Battery Manufacturing Facility

Holtec International and Eos Energy Storage (Eos), the developer of Znyth®DC battery systems, announce the formation of HI-POWER, LLC, a multi-gigawatt manufacturing joint venture to mass produce state-of-the-art aqueous zinc batteries for industrial-scale energy storage.

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