Holtec International completed the acquisition of the Palisades Power Plant and the Big Rock Point site from Entergy Corporation today.
We are pleased to announce the successful development of Holtec’s Green Boiler technology, which can be deployed to repurpose the existing coal-fired plants into on-demand clean energy generators.
Holtec International is pleased to announce that, following the record-breaking defueling of the Oyster Creek and Pilgrim Nuclear spent fuel pools, both facilities’ high-level waste parts have been safely and successfully loaded into Holtec’s HI-SAFE storage systems and securely stored at the respective sites.
We are pleased to announce that Holtec International and Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HDEC) have signed an agreement to cooperate in the area of nuclear plant decommissioning.
We are pleased to announce that our Pune, India based subsidiary, Holtec Asia, has received an order for two transport casks from Mumbai-based Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) to serve the away-from-reactor storage facility for the country’s Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) located on the east coast of the Tamil Nadu state.
We are pleased to report that the technology milestones achieved over the past three years in our decommissioning program, which is moving apace at three nuclear plant sites, is winning kudos from regional publications.
Our corporate annals would proudly record certain consequential achievements amid the Covid-19 tribulations that defined 2021 for our people and our company.
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.
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.
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.