Recordable Memories of 2021

Our corporate annals would proudly record certain consequential achievements amid the Covid-19 tribulations that defined 2021 for our people and our company.

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A New World Record for Rapid Transfer of All Fissile Material From a Decommissioning Plant’s Spent Fuel Pool is Set at Pilgrim 

On December 13, the last multi-purpose canister containing Pilgrim’s spent nuclear fuel was placed in dry storage emptying its Reactor Building of all fissile material and setting a new industry record for the speediest transfer of the plant’s used nuclear fuel to on-site storage. 

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Palisades and Big Rock Point Licenses Transfer to Holtec, Approved by the USNRC Today, Enlarges Holtec’s Decommissioning Fleet to Seven Reactor Units

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved the transfer of the Palisades Power Plant to Holtec International after the facility permanently shuts down in the spring of 2022. The approval also allows the transfer of Entergy’s decommissioned Big Rock Point facility near Charlevoix, Michigan, where only the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) remains.

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South Korea’s Premier EPC Company, Hyundai Engineering & Construction, Joins Holtec for Turnkey Supply of Holtec’s SMR-160 Nuclear Reactors to Help the World Meet COP26 Aspirations

We are pleased to announce that Holtec International and Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HDEC) have formalized an agreement for completion of the standard design of the SMR-160 plant and delivery of SMR-160 projects worldwide.

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Ukraine Conducting Dry Runs to Commission World’s First Central Storage Facility for the Country’s Used Fuel Discharged by its Russian Origin Reactors 

Ukraine National Nuclear Energy Company “Energoatom” is poised to begin moving used fuel from the nation’s operating reactors to its newly built Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility starting in 2022.

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Recent Advances in Welding and Non-Destructive Examination Technologies are Transforming Holtec’s Manufacturing Program

True to its credo, “a generation ahead by design,” Holtec International’s manufacturing specialists continue to bring forth new ground-breaking welding and weld examination technologies. This issue of Holtec Highlights celebrates three landmark achievements that redound to their credit.

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HDI’s Oyster Creek and Pilgrim Decommissioning Sites Report Safe, Efficient, and Record-Setting Progress

We are pleased to report that the ongoing decommissioning projects at New Jersey’s Oyster Creek site and Massachusetts’ Pilgrim site, being carried out by Holtec under a turnkey undertaking, have been notching impressive milestones worthy of memorializing through this news bulletin.

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Vice Admiral Frederick J. (Fritz) Roegge and a Group of Senior Accounting and Finance Experts Join Holtec’s Senior Management Team

Admiral Roegge, Mr. O’Rourke, Mr. Gillett and Mr. Ciabattone are all based at the Krishna P. Singh Technology Campus in Camden, New Jersey. These seasoned professionals are poised to be transformative leaders and impactful contributors to Holtec International and its worldwide subsidiaries.

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Holtec’s U.S. Manufacturing Facilities Prepare for Increased Production of HI-STAR Casks for Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation in Europe

Holtec’s U.S. manufacturing facilities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio are gearing up for increased production rates of Holtec’s fleet of HI-STAR Casks upon receipt of recent regulatory approvals and new orders in Europe.

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